October 04, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers have recently uncovered an ongoing malicious campaign distributed via YouTube channel with more than 170 000 subscribers. Cybercriminals spread malware to collect users’ personal data and obtain full control over the victim's computer by placing a link to an infected version of Tor Browser in the description bar of a video about Darknet.
October 03, 2022 - Product news
Kaspersky launched a new machine-readable Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) data feed for the automated detection of vulnerabilities in operational technology (OT) software. Kaspersky Industrial OVAL Data Feed for Windows delivers comprehensive intelligence about vulnerabilities in most popular SCADA and distributed control systems (DCS) based on data from multiple sources, analyzed and updated by Kaspersky experts, as well as instructions for mitigation. The feed is delivered in XML format for integration with vulnerability management solutions which support the OVAL standard.
September 29, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky ICS CERT investigated on Unified Messaging Application Services (UMAS) by Schneider Electric and the vulnerabilities of this highly popular protocol, which is used in multiple industries – from manufacturing to elevator control systems. By exploiting described vulnerabilities, attackers could gain access to the whole automation system of an entity.
September 28, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers have discovered that the Prilex threat group, famous for stealing millions of dollars from banks, has evolved substantially. After developing both its technical innovations and marketing and business strategies, Prilex has upgraded its tools from a simple memory scraper to an advanced and complex malware, that now targets modular Point of Sales (PoS) terminals. Cybercriminals are also actively selling their malware on the darknet as Malware-as-a-Service, which means it is now available to other fraudsters, and the risk of losing money is increasing for businesses all around the world.
Cybersecurity incidents and dramatic falls in sales are the most challenging types of crises to hit medium businesses
September 27, 2022 - Press Releases
The recent Kaspersky global survey conducted amongst 1,307 decision-makers in companies with 1 to 999 workers shows that cybersecurity incidents pose almost the same difficulties as dramatic fall in sales. Thirteen percent of respondents from small and medium organizations find online attacks the most challenging. Research findings also suggest that the likelihood of facing a cybersecurity incident increases with the number of employees working in the company.
New active campaign NullMixer hunts for users’ payment data, cryptocurrencies and social network accounts
September 26, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new campaign, spreading NullMixer — a malware stealing users’ credentials, address, credit card data, cryptocurrencies, and even Facebook and Amazon accounts. Trying to download cracked software from third-party sites, more than 47,500 users were attacked with NullMixer, able to spy on users, capturing any information they’re entering on the keyboard.
September 23, 2022 - Press Releases
September 21, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky has opened new trust-building facilities for the company’s partners and customers in Italy and the Netherlands. The centers operate within a new format providing customers and partners only with the most popular service — an overview of Kaspersky’s engineering and data processing practices.
September 20, 2022 - Product news
With the latest version of this solution, users can now take advantage of an essential endpoint detection and response tool with in-built users who can access an advanced automated detection mechanism and tailored incident response recommendations. The updated Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Optimum also ensures protection from damage to crucial OS files and provides information on file reputation from Kaspersky’s Threat Intelligence portal.
September 15, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers spotted an unusual malicious bundle (a collection of malicious programs distributed in the form of a single installation file, self-extracting archive or other file with installer-type functionality) targeting gamers on YouTube. Its main payload is the widespread RedLine stealer, one of the most common Trojans used to steal passwords and credentials from browsers.