01 Jul   Virus News

Small Businesses Taking Big Risks with Lack of IT Strategy Focus

According to a Kaspersky Lab survey of businesses worldwide, very small businesses (VSBs) with fewer than 25 employees are the least likely to view “IT Strategy” as a top strategic concern.

27 Jun   Press Releases, Virus News

Users in Brazil, Russia and Italy attacked most by banking malware in April-May 2014

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

25 Jun   Virus News

The Luuuk banking fraud campaign: half a million euros stolen in a single week

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

24 Jun   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab discovers new Android and iOS mobile malware; maps HackingTeam’s command and control servers

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.

19 Jun   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Global Survey Shows 18% of Government and Defense Organizations Encountered a Targeted Attack Within the Past 12 Months

The rate of targeted attacks reported within the Government & Defense sector was the highest rate reported in this year’s survey

16 Jun   Virus News

The very first mobile malware: how Kaspersky Lab discovered Cabir

Ten years ago, Kaspersky Lab reported the discovery of Cabir – the first ever worm designed to attack mobile phones

12 Jun   Virus News

Facebook users most likely targets of account theft

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

11 Jun   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab detects mobile Trojan Svpeng: Financial malware with ransomware capabilities now targeting U.S. users

Although the Gameover Zeus botnet and Cryptolocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration

11 Jun   Virus News

User Alert: Gameover Zeus Botnet Taken Over but Danger has not Passed

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.

10 Jun   Virus News

World Cup Travel Tips: Malicious AC/DC Charging Points and Insecure Wi-Fi Networks in São Paolo

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.

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