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January 30, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky’s Digital Footprint Intelligence team studied the darknet job market. After analyzing 200,000 employment ads 2020-2022, the experts found developers, attackers and designers were the most sought after professions in the cybercriminal community. Based on Digital Footprint Intelligence, job requirements included creating malware and phishing pages, compromising corporate infrastructure, hacking web and mobile applications, and other responsibilities. The median levels of pay offered to IT professionals varied between $1,300 and $4,000 per month.
January 24, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky has explored cryptocurrency user trends, finding that just 25 percent of respondents felt well informed about potential cryptocurrency cyberthreats, while 23 percent had no information at all. In a survey, Kaspersky also discovered that half respondents had been affected by cryptocurrency crime in some way, with 40 percent of crypto owners did not believe current protection systems for cryptocurrency were effective. These and other findings are in Kaspersky’s new report.
January 23, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky’s experts share their predictions for challenges in Security Operation Centers (SOCs). In 2022, the number of incidents in government and mass media segments grew, and the trend will continue this year. SOCs from these – and other industries – are likely to face more reoccurring targeted attacks, as will supply chain attacks via telecommunication providers. Another threat awaiting SOCs is more initial compromises through public-facing applications. Organizations that are threatened by ransomware attacks might also encounter data destruction. From an internal point of view, SOC teams face personnel shortages and increasing demand for efficiencies.
January 19, 2023 - Press Releases
On January 19, Kaspersky researchers reported on a new domain name system (DNS) changer functionality used in the Roaming Mantis campaign. Now cybercriminals can use compromised Wi-Fi routers in cafes, airports hotels and other public places to potentially infect more Android smartphones with the Wroba.o malware. At the moment, the new technique targets users in South Korea, but it can be soon implemented in other countries as well.
January 18, 2023 - Press Releases
Researchers at Kaspersky’s Security Services shared their predictions for next year’s trending cyberthreats that large businesses and government structures should prepare for. They include cybercriminals using media to blackmail organizations, reporting alleged data leaks, and purchasing initial access to previously compromised companies on the darknet. Other threats involve the rise of the Malware-as-a-Service model and attacks via the cloud. This report is a part of Kaspersky Security Bulletin (KSB) – an annual series of predictions and analytical reports on key shifts within the cybersecurity world.
January 17, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky announced that its comprehensive Managed Security Services (MSS) offering has received top accolades from Quadrant Knowledge Solutions for its parameters of service excellence and its customer impact.
January 16, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky explored user trends in cryptocurrency and found out that nearly half of (48%) cryptocurrency users fear losing money due to volatility, and no longer use digital currencies, according to latest Kaspersky research. Additionally, 10 percent of respondents have already lost money and stopped investing as a result.
January 11, 2023 - Press Releases
More than half of top-tier managers (62%) admit that a miscommunication with the IT department or IT security team has resulted in at least one cybersecurity incident in their organizations. In terms of personal attitudes, the majority of non-IT executives cited a diminished sense of cooperation between different teams (34%) and said it situation makes them question their colleagues’ skills and abilities when communication with their IT-security employees was unclear (33%).
January 10, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky Safe Kids has been recognized by AV-TEST for providing all the features necessary to protect kids across all their devices regardless of the operating system
December 27, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers have discovered that the infamous Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actor BlueNoroff added new sophisticated malware strains to its arsenal. BlueNoroff is known as the threat actor that targets financial entities’ cryptocurrency around the world, specifically aiming at venture capital firms, crypto startups, and banks. Now the BlueNoroff actor is experimenting with new file types to convey their malware more efficiently and have created more than 70 fake domains of venture capital firms and banks to lure the employees of startups into a trap.
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