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Users in Brazil, Russia and Italy were most frequently attacked by financial malware, according to Kaspersky Lab’s latest monthly report on online threats in the banking sector
The experts at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team have discovered evidence of a targeted attack against the clients of a large European bank
Today, Kaspersky Lab published a new research report mapping a massive international infrastructure used to control ‘Remote Control System’ (RCS) malware implants, and identifying previously undiscovered mobile Trojans that work on both Android and iOS.
The rate of targeted attacks reported within the Government & Defense sector was the highest rate reported in this year’s survey
Ten years ago, Kaspersky Lab reported the discovery of Cabir – the first ever worm designed to attack mobile phones
Facebook remains the preferred target for cybercriminals who specialize in stealing social network accounts: according to Kaspersky Lab’s statistics, in Q1 2014 fake sites imitating Facebook accounted for 10.85% of all instances when the heuristic Anti-phishing component was triggered
Although the Gameover Zeus botnet and Cryptolocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration
Kaspersky Lab’s analysts have stated that, although the operation of the Gameover Zeus botnet has been disrupted, it is too early to celebrate complete victory.
Passwords, PINs and other sensitive data could also fall into the hands of cybercriminals if public charging stations are used – in Brazil these publically available chargers may be malicious.
Kaspersky Lab warns that Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminals specializing in credit card cloning.
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