December 01, 2022 - Press Releases
In 2022, Kaspersky’s detection systems discovered on average 400,000 malicious files distributed every day, indicating a 5% growth compared to 2021. The number of certain types of threats also escalated: for example, Kaspersky experts discovered the 181% increase in the proportion of ransomware detected daily. These and other findings are part of Kaspersky Security Bulletin (KSB) – an annual series of predictions and analytical reports on key shifts within the cybersecurity world.
November 29, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky has contributed to INTERPOL’s Africa Cyber Surge Operation (ACSO) by sharing data, comprising of indicators of compromise (IoCs) on various cyberthreats and types of cybercriminal activity targeting African countries. This evidence provided the grounds for a series of operational and investigative activities against the threat actors behind the cybercrimes and their malicious infrastructure.
November 24, 2022 - Press Releases
A recent Kaspersky study on the consequences of automation and increased use of robots showed the growing level of robotization in companies but highlighted the increased number of cybersecurity risks this causes. Today, 79% of employees believe that robots should be more widely used across different industries, however, 85% of them fear robot hacking.
November 23, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers reported the number of attacks via Banking Trojans stealing payment data, doubled in 2022 compared with 2021, reaching almost 20 million attacks. This year, in addition to this active campaign of banking credentials theft, cybercriminals did not stand still and developed new scam schemes. On Black Friday in particular, fraudsters used a new type of phishing scheme for the first time exploiting Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services. These are some of the findings from Kaspersky’s ‘How customers got scammed amid the Black Friday season in 2022’ report aimed at educating users on staying safe during the sales season.
November 22, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky’s ICS CERT researchers shared their predictions for the next years’ industrial control system-focused developments and risks that organizations should prepare for in 2023. These predictions include increased attack surface due to digitization, activities of volunteer and cybercriminal insiders, ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure as well as the technical, economic and geopolitical effects on the quality of threat detection and the rise of potential vulnerabilities being exploited by attackers.
Kaspersky is positioned as Leader in the 2022 SPARK Matrix for Managed Detection and Response by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions
November 15, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky, with its comprehensive technology and customer experience management, has received strong ratings across the parameters of technology excellence and customer impact.
November 14, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky researchers presented their vision of the future for advanced persistent threats (APTs), defining the changes in threat landscape that will emerge in 2023. Attacks on satellite technologies, mail servers, the rise of destructive attacks and leaks, drone hacking and the next big cyber epidemic are among some of the predictions for the next year.
November 11, 2022 - Press Releases
On November 11, 2022, Kaspersky celebrates the anniversary of its security-by-design concept which has grown into the full-fledged KasperskyOS operating system
Crypto miners on the rise: Kaspersky experts report more than 230% growth in the number of malicious mining programs
November 10, 2022 - Press Releases
In Q3 2022, Kaspersky researchers saw a sharp increase in crypto miner variants – an overall growth of over 230% compared to the same period last year. The number is three times more than in the third quarter of 2021 and now exceeds 150,000. Remaining hidden for months, cybercriminals use the processing power of the victim’s computer to mine cryptocurrency, with an income reaching up to $40.500 (2 BTC) per month. Monero (XMR) is the most popular cryptocurrency for malicious mining.
November 07, 2022 - Press Releases
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased consistently in the third quarter of 2022, particularly those conducted by professionals. The number of so-called smart attacks during this term doubled compared to the same period of the last year. Moreover, the proportion of sophisticated DDoS attempts became even more significant: while the number of attacks by hacktivists were markedly notable in the first two quarters of this year, their activity almost vanished in the third one. These and other findings are part of a quarterly DDoS report issued by Kaspersky.