May 25, 2022 - Press Releases
Mobile applications for connected cars provide various features to make life easier for motorists, but they can also be a source of risk. Kaspersky experts have analyzed 69 popular third-party mobile applications designed to control connected cars and defined the main threats drivers may face while using them. They found out that more than half (58%) of these applications use the vehicle owners’ credentials without asking for their consent. On top of this, one in five of the applications have no contact information, which makes it impossible to report a problem. These and other findings are published in the new Kaspersky Connected Apps report.
May 24, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection was awarded among the best VPNs for streaming, gaming and torrenting for private users by AV-TEST, the independent IT security institute.
May 23, 2022 - Press Releases
In 2020, Kaspersky ICS CERT discovered nine vulnerabilities in the ISaGRAF Runtime platform, which is used as an automation framework in multiple products in various industries across the globe. Besides the industrial control system (ICS), ISaGRAF’s application areas include transportation, power & energy, and other sectors, which means the security of the platform becomes of national interest. The vulnerabilities were fixed by the vendor, Rockwell Automation, in early 2022. The recent report issued by Kaspersky provides an overview of ISaGRAF framework and covers the most critical vulnerabilities identified along with possible attack vectors.
May 20, 2022 - Press Releases
The Radicati Group’s latest report, analyzing the market for APT solutions, placed Kaspersky in the top quadrant of providers for its Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform, Kaspersky EDR Expert and other enterprise products. The company’s “top player” status came from its high ranking in functionality and strategic vision, putting it in the top five vendors based on these metrics.
Kaspersky launches online Incident Response training course aimed at improving skills for responding to cyberattacks including ransomware
May 19, 2022 - Product news
According to the recent Kaspersky survey conducted among senior non-IT management and business owners, 73% of firms can’t handle a ransomware attack alone or with the help of regular IT service providers. To offer in-house cybersecurity teams and InfoSec professionals an opportunity to expand their analytical skills in the incident response domain, Kaspersky has designed a new Windows Incident Response training course.
May 18, 2022 - Press Releases
Committed to the highest security principles, Kaspersky has once again completed a Service Organization Control for Service Organizations (SOC 2) Type 1 audit, conducted by an international Big Four accounting firm. The independent assessment reaffirmed that the development and release process of Kaspersky’s antivirus bases are protected against unauthorized changes by security controls.
May 18, 2022 - Press Releases
When a small business owner is faced with the responsibilities of production economics, financial reports and marketing all at the same time, cybersecurity can often appear complicated and, at times, unnecessary. However, this disregard for IT security is being exploited by cybercriminals. Kaspersky researchers assessed the dynamics of attacks on small and medium-sized businesses between January and April 2022 and the same period in 2021 to identify which threats pose an increasing danger to entrepreneurs.
May 17, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky’s recent report, “The seven keys to improving OT security outcomes,” shows that, according to 19% of industrial companies, a lack of operational technology (OT) security professionals is threatening their cyber protection. Overall, 66% of survey respondents have faced significant OT security staffing challenges, such as overloaded employees and difficulties attracting qualified personnel. The report also revealed a general lack of investment in staffing and salaries.
May 12, 2022 - Press Releases
For Anti-Ransomware Day 2022, Kaspersky took a snapshot of business executives’ attitudes towards ransomware.
The number of machine learning inventions patented by Kaspersky has increased 19 times over the past three years
May 05, 2022 - Press Releases
Kaspersky has obtained 53 patents for machine learning (ML) inventions and submitted 116 relevant applications since 2019. The majority of these patented inventions are related to areas such as malware detection, critical infrastructure protection, anti-phishing technologies and security information and management solutions (SIEM).