August 18, 2022 - Press Releases
Independent security testing organization SE Labs has awarded Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Expert a ‘AAA’ rating in its first comparative Enterprise Advanced Security assessment of EDR products. In the test, Kaspersky EDR Expert achieved 100% ‘Total Accuracy Rating’, detecting every element of each threat with no false positives.
August 17, 2022 - Press Releases
While the interest in online voting remains at the level it was during the pandemic lockdowns, Polys anonymized statistics show that remote decision-making is gaining popularity among new groups of users. Business-related voting has become the second most common type of poll held on the blockchain-based platform in 2022.
August 16, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers have analyzed what risks innocent-looking browser extensions pose to users and the activities of cybercriminals hiding threats under add-ons. In the first half of 2022, more than 1.3 million users were affected by threats, hiding in browser extensions, at least once, which is over 70% of the number of users affected by the same threat throughout the whole of 2021 – with still another half of the year to go. Mimicking popular apps, such as Google Translator or extensions with useful functionality like PDF Converter or Video Downloader, threats in browser extensions can insert advertisements, collect data about users’ browsing histories and even search for login credentials, making it one of the most desirable tools for cybercriminals.
August 15, 2022 - Press Releases
In Q2 2022, the number of exploits for vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Office suite increased – accounting for 82% of the total number of exploits across different platforms, according to the latest Kaspersky quarterly malware report. Old versions of applications remain the main targets for attackers, with almost 547,000 users in total being affected through corresponding vulnerabilities in the last quarter. Moreover, the number of users affected by the Microsoft MSHTML Remote Code Execution vulnerability, which was previously spotted in targeted attacks, skyrocketed eight times.
August 12, 2022 - Press Releases
Info-Tech has recognized Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business as a top-ranked leader in its Data Quadrant Report 2022, which analyzed a range of endpoint protection solutions. Kaspersky is the highest-rated vendor out of the 14 featured in the report, receiving a composite score of 8.9/10 for its product features, user satisfaction and overall vendor experience.
August 11, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky analyzed anonymized data, voluntarily provided by users of Privacy Checker
August 10, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers tracks attack campaigns from the DeathStalker hack-for-hire group since 2018. Recent analysis shows that the threat actor updated its evasive “VileRat” toolset to attack cryptocurrency and foreign currency exchange companies in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Germany, the Grenadines, Kuwait, Malta, the United Arab Emirates and Russia in 2022.
August 09, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky experts have uncovered new attacks by Andariel, an advanced persistent threat (APT) subgroup of Lazarus, known for its campaigns in South Korea. The attacks involved modifications of the well-known malware, DTrack, as well as the use of a brand-new Maui ransomware. They targeted high-profile organizations in the USA, Japan, India, Vietnam and Russia.
August 08, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky ICS CERT has detected a wave of targeted attacks on military-industrial complex enterprises and public institutions in several Eastern European countries and in Afghanistan. The cybercriminals were able to take control over victims’ entire IT infrastructure – for the purpose of industrial espionage.
Digital life deserves complete protection: Kaspersky announces early access to new and reimagined consumer product portfolio
August 04, 2022 - Press Releases
Today Kaspersky has announced the launch of early access to its new, simplified consumer solutions portfolio, available on a subscription basis