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09 Oct   Product news, Virus News

Three-Quarters of Internet Users Can’t Recognize an Online Threat, Kaspersky Lab’s Quiz Shows

Kaspersky Lab has found that three-quarters (74%) of Internet users would download a potentially malicious file, because they lack the ‘cyber-savviness’ they need to spot dangers online

06 Oct   Virus News

Winnti Group responsible for enhanced attack platform infecting organizations in South Korea, UK and Russia

Kaspersky Lab experts tracking the activity of the Winnti group have discovered an active threat based on a 2006 bootkit installer

28 Sep   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Warning: Government IT and Incident Response Staff Targeted by Cyberattacks in Middle East & North Africa

Kaspersky Lab warns about the activity of an Arabic-speaking cybercriminal group called by the experts ‘The Gaza cybergang’

17 Sep   Virus News

Collaboration between the Dutch police and Kaspersky Lab leads to the arrest of suspects behind the CoinVault ransomware attacks

On Monday 14 September, the Dutch police arrested two men (18 and 22 years old) from Amersfoort, The Netherlands, on suspicion of involvement in CoinVault ransomware attacks.

11 Sep   Business News, Virus News

4 in 5 Malware Attacks Cause Problems for Users and 1 in 3 Result in Money Loss

A study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has revealed that nearly half of Internet users (45%) encountered malicious software during the last year and in most cases (81%) this had a negative impact on both users and their devices.

09 Sep   Virus News

Turla Hiding in the Sky: Russian Speaking Cyberespionage Group Exploits Satellites to Reach the Ultimate Level of Anonymity

While investigating the infamous Russian-speaking cyberespionage actor Turla, Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered how it’s evading detection of its activity and physical location. As a solution for anonymity, the group uses security weaknesses in global satellite networks.

26 Aug   Product news, Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Survey Finds Online Account Theft the Most Feared Cyberthreat among Users

Kaspersky Lab and B2B International have conducted a survey to find out which cyberthreats Internet users are aware of and which they fear the most. It turns out that theft of online accounts is the biggest concern for users.

20 Aug   Virus News

Blue Termite: A Sophisticated Cyber Espionage Campaign is After High-Profile Japanese Targets

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered Blue Termite – a cyberespionage campaign that has been targeting hundreds of organizations in Japan for at least two years

13 Aug   Virus News

Spam in Q2 2015: Spammers exploit world events and target the vulnerable with ‘$2 million’

Kaspersky Lab’s latest report – ‘spam and phishing in Q2 of 2015’ – reveals spam in the second quarter of 2015 was dominated by letters based on real events

10 Aug   Virus News

"Darkhotel" Cyberespionage Group Boosts Attacks with Exploit Leaked from Hacking Team

Following the public leak of files belonging to Hacking Team – the company known for selling “legal spyware” to some governments and law enforcement agencies – a number of cyberespionage groups have started using, for their own malicious purposes, the tools Hacking Team provided to its customers to carry out attacks.

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