Tag Archives: Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography

MOSCOW, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — While analyzing multiple cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns, Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new, worrying trend: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography – a digital version of an ancient technique of hiding messages inside images – … Read the full press release

Nigerian Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks seek to hijack genuine business accounts – Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Attackers behind a recent surge in phishing and payment-interception attacks on industrial companies are also stealing victims’ project and operational plans, as well as diagrams of electrical and information networks, according to a report by Kaspersky … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: An accident involving a bank’s online banking services costs the organization $1,754,000 on average

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cybersecurity threats in the financial sector. The report shows that an accident involving a bank’s … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab opens Future Tech Lab in Israel to combat emerging threats in IoT

New research hub will combat the cyber threats to future technologies MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cybercriminals are increasingly willing and able to launch attacks on critical infrastructure, particularly industrial control systems connected to the Internet, and future technologies like IoT … Read the full press release

Radicati Group analysis awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A competitive analysis of the market for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) by The Radicati Group has awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status, one of its top market leadership positions. The result … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab’s report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan

MOSCOW, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has compiled a report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan – a six-year-old threat that has caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage, and which continues to adapt and attack … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage for remote monitoring and management (RMM) and ConnectWise Automate for professional service automation (PSA). Kaspersky Lab’s MSP partners can now benefit from a … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab Encourages Qualified Individuals To Submit Reports On Software Bugs In Bug Bounty Program

MOSCOW, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has announced the extension of its Bug Bounty Program, which encourages qualified individuals and organizations to submit reports on vulnerabilities and bugs found in its products. Initially launched in August 2016, in partnership with … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: Industrial sabotage most likely behind DDoS attack against businesses

More than two in five (43%) businesses who were victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on their IT system believe their competitors were behind it. According to research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, rival firms are … Read the full press release

MIT students to learn about cybersecurity through simulation games at the “Think Security” seminar

Seminar to address critical infrastructure cybersecurity through interactive Capture the Flag competitions and simulation games MOSCOW, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab announced today it will host a cybersecurity seminar, titled “Think Security,” which offers MIT students an opportunity to learn … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan

Newly-discovered Trojan uses unsuspecting Android device users as tools to redirect traffic from WiFi-connected devices to websites controlled by the attackers MOSCOW, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan. … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: Children from Israel, UK, US, Sweden and Canada the worst culprits for risky online behavior in 2016

With Christmas just round the corner and expectant children worldwide hoping for presents from Santa Claus for their good behavior, Kaspersky Lab has revealed which countries’ children are the worst culprits for risky online behavior over the last 12 months. … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: New decryptor for files locked with the latest version of the CryptXXX ransomware

After releasing decryption tools for two variants of CryptXXX ransomware in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab is releasing a new decryptor for files that have been locked with the latest version of the malware. This malicious program was capable … Read the full press release

Real-time Threat Data Feeds from Kaspersky Lab can now be integrated into customers’ security operations by leveraging the Threat Intelligence App for Splunk

MOSCOW, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Customers can now integrate real-time Threat Data Feeds from Kaspersky Lab into their security operations by leveraging the Threat Intelligence App for Splunk.  Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Data Feeds were launched earlier this year as part of … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab ranked in the “Leaders” quadrant of the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

MOSCOW, 12-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The evaluation was based on the criteria for both “completeness of vision” and … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab / B2B International research: two-thirds of Internet users are worried about online financial fraud

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has spotted new attacks by the Sofacy group which make use of several upgraded techniques designed for aggressive persistency and greater invisibility of malicious activity in the attacked system. MOSCOW, 9-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Demand for new malicious programs reached saturation point in 2015 – Kaspersky Lab

According to Kaspersky Lab, 2015 marked the moment when demand for new malicious programs reached saturation point, as the number of new malware files detected every day by its products fell by 15,000, from 325,000 in 2014 to 310,000. Kaspersky … Read the full press release

ENABLE Hackathon 2015: First‐Aid App for smartphones against cyberbullying wins Kaspersky Lab’s special prize

MOSCOW, 16-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab, an associated partner of ENABLE, today announced the winning team of ENABLE Hackathon 2015, which will be awarded with Kaspersky Lab’s special prize. The company selected Youth Panel, the team from Germany that has developed … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab released its first ‘citizenship report’ that profiles the company’s corporate social responsibilities program

MOSCOW, 26-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab, the largest privately–owned IT security vendor, has released its first ‘citizenship report’. This report profiles the company’s corporate social responsibilities program achievements towards people, technology and knowledge. Each part of the report is … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab introduces its new mobile application — Kaspersky QR Scanner

MOSCOW, 2-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab introduces its new mobile application – Kaspersky QR Scanner. This program is compatible with Google Android and Apple iOS and can not only read information from QR codes, but also warn users about … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab and Mensa invite Internet users to take part in very special challenge with the help of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Formula One’s Scuderia Ferrari

MOSCOW, 11-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab and Mensa are inviting Internet users to take part in a very special challenge over the summer with the help of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Formula One’s most successful racing team Scuderia Ferrari. The Global Think Test is made up of a … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab research reveals Epic operation is the initial stage of the Turla victim infection mechanism

MOSCOW, 11-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The “Epic” operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign Turla, also known as Snake or Uroburos is one of the most sophisticated ongoing cyber-espionage campaigns. When the first research on … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab and Spain’s leading marketing and digital media company IAB launch the First Annual Connected Cars Study

MOSCOW, 10-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Privacy, software updates and car-oriented mobile apps in connected cars are three areas where cybercriminals could potentially launch attacks Kaspersky Lab and IAB, Spain’s leading marketing and digital media company, announce the launch of the First Annual … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab investigated the internet search patterns of children in regard to undesirable web content

MOSCOW, 02-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year more and more children go online. Most parents are perfectly aware that there are sites that contain pornography, show images of violence, promote drug-taking, and show other undesirable content. However, not every parent can … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab presented its new virtualization and fraud prevention solutions at Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary, 24-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab announced results on The Asia-Pacific and MEA round of its ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ international student conference

Moscow, Russia, 17-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has announced the results of the latest regional round of its ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’international student conference. The Asia-Pacific and MEA round took place on March 11-13 at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. Fifteen winners of local … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab announced it won patent infringement lawsuit initiated by Lodsys of Texas

Moscow, Russia, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab is pleased to announce that it has emerged victorious from a lawsuit initiated by Lodsys, a company located in Texas that operates as a Patent Assertion Entity, more commonly known as a Non practicing entity … Read the full press release

B2B International and Kaspersky Lab survey revealed almost 30% of users received bogus bank emails

Moscow, Russia, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the Kaspersky Consumer Security Risks survey carried out by B2B International with Kaspersky Lab in Summer 2013, approximately 30% of users have received bogus emails claiming to come from banks. The fraudsters often use fake notifications … Read the full press release

Khalid Abu Baker appointed Kaspersky Lab Middle East Managing Director

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced the appointment of Khalid Abu Baker as the new Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Middle East. Khalid who was previously the Corporate Sales … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab announced it developed and patented advanced technology to recover passwords and encryption keys on mobile devices

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Kaspersky Lab announces that its experts have developed and patented an advanced technology to recover passwords and encryption keys on mobile devices. Patent No. 2481632, issued by Rospatent, describes a method that almost eliminates any possibility of data … Read the full press release