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31 Aug   Virus News

The top Internet dangers for kids

As the Internet plays an increasingly prominent role in children’s lives, parents are getting increasingly worried about the ease with which undesirable content can be accessed online

29 Aug   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Publishes New Research about Wiper, the Destructive Malware Targeting Computer Systems in April 2012

In April 2012 a series of incidents were publicly reported about a destructive malware program, codenamed Wiper, which was attacking computer systems related to a number of oil facilities in Western Asia

29 Aug   Virus News

Number of the week: 50% of users cannot recognize a phishing message

The standard data theft method is social engineering – a potential victim is lured onto an infected web-page or is duped into opening a file attached to an e-mail

27 Aug   Virus News

Over 40% of companies worldwide are not prepared for cyber-threats

According to research conducted by B2B International in July 2012 in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab, companies already recognize cyber-threats as one of the most pressing business problems

22 Aug   Virus News

Number of the week: 48% of users use their smartphones on vacation

As wireless Internet access – including the use of cellular networks – grows in popularity, users are increasingly using their mobiles as a replacement for desktop computers

21 Aug   Virus News

Cyber-threats set to become number one business risk

Cyber-threats are predicted to be to be the number one risk to businesses within the next two years, according to the latest survey from B2B International in conjunction with Kaspersky Lab

16 Aug   Virus News

Economic instability and cyber-threats: the two main threats to business

Cyber-threats were number two on the list of key problems faced by business, second only to worries caused by economic instability, according to a survey conducted in July 2012 by B2B International in cooperation with Kaspersky Lab

15 Aug   Virus News

Number of the week: 32% of users have connected infected storage devices to their computers

Kaspersky Lab statistics show that users are more likely to fall victim to cybercrime online, while computer infections caused by portable data carriers (optical discs or USB drives) are less common

14 Aug   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab invites contributors to help solve the mystery of Gauss’s encrypted payload

Kaspersky Lab recently announced the discovery of Gauss, a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit

10 Aug   Virus News

Android Under Attack: Malware Levels for Google's OS Rise Threefold in Q2 2012

The number of new malicious programs targeting the Android platform has almost trebled in the second quarter of the year, according to figures from Kaspersky Lab’s Q2 report on IT threat evolution

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