Kaspersky delved into the evolving threats targeting the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) sector. With IoT devices, such as routers and smart home components, projected to exceed 29 billion by 2030, Kaspersky's research offers critical insights into attack methods, dark web activities, and prevalent malware types.
Kaspersky has announced the return of the world-renowned cybersecurity conference, featuring a lineup of esteemed speakers and delving into the most pertinent cybersecurity issues, from supply chain to crimeware and APT campaigns.
Kaspersky has opened the doors of its first Transparency Center in the Middle East, with the new facility located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Launched within the framework of Kaspersky’s signature Global Transparency Initiative for building trust and giving assurances of the integrity of Kaspersky’s solutions and processes, the center will offer visitors services ranging from an overview of the company’s transparency practices to the company’s source code review.
Kaspersky today announced its updated Digital Footprint Intelligence service, delivering improved protection for companies from fake accounts on social networks, as well as fake applications in online marketplaces.
Motivated students and young cybersecurity researchers eager to change the world for the better can apply for participation in the Secur’IT Cup, an international competition run by Kaspersky and aimed at tackling security issues posed by modern technologies. Participants can enter the contest both as teams or individually.
Malicious objects of all types were detected and blocked on 34 percent of Industrial Control System (ICS) computers in the first half of 2023, according to the ICS CERT landscape report by Kaspersky. The second quarter of 2023 saw the highest quarterly level of threats globally since 2019, with 26.8 percent of ICS computers affected. One of the findings highlights a trend showing high-income countries are experiencing rise in cyber threat detections.
Kaspersky is releasing a Premium version of SubsCrab – a mobile app that helps users track their subscriptions and control their payment schedules. SubsCrab makes the entire process of tracking subscriptions transparent and cost-effective for users. SubsCrab is a multiplatform app available on iOS and Android that contains more than 4,000 subscription services and 11,000 rate plans.
Kaspersky unveiled a malicious campaign in which an installer of the Free Download Manager software was employed to disseminate a Linux backdoor for a minimum of three years. Researchers discovered that victims were infected when they downloaded the software from the official website, indicating that this is a possible supply chain attack. Variants of the malware used in this campaign were first identified in 2013. Victims are based in various countries, including Brazil, China, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
Kaspersky has unveiled research into the activities of the notorious ransomware group known as Cuba. This cybercriminal gang has recently deployed malware that evaded advanced detection, and targeted organizations worldwide, leaving a trail of compromised companies across various industries.