Adwind: Malware-as-a-Service Platform that Hit more than 400,000 Users and Organizations Globally
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published extensive research on the Adwind RAT, a cross-platform, multifunctional malware program also known as AlienSpy, Frutas, Unrecom, Sockrat, JSocket and jRat, and which is distributed through a single malware-as-a-service platform.
Carbanak and beyond: banks face new attacks: Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist
A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cyber-criminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in the same style: Metel and GCMAN. They attack financial organizations using covert APT-style reconnaissance and customized malware along with legitimate software and new, innovative schemes to cash out.
Kaspersky Lab Exposes the Poseidon Group: A Commercial Malware Boutique Operating on Land, Air and Sea
First ever publicly-known Brazilian Portuguese-speaking cyberespionage campaign targeting financial institutions as well as telecommunications, manufacturing, energy and media companies.
HID Global Looks Ahead at Top Trends for Secure Identity in 2016
ID Global’s broad industry perspective has positioned the company to pinpoint five key developments that it believes will have the greatest impact during this year on identity and access management, citizen identification and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Today is the Safer Internet Day: tips for safe and responsible use of online technology
This 9th February marks Safer Internet Day! On this day, we are reminded of our role in creating a better internet environment for ourselves and our loved ones through safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology.
IPC launches first webinar series for 2016
Local cloud services and data center pioneer IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.) has launched a series of free webinars for the first quarter of 2016. In its commitment to help enterprises succeed through cloud and managed data solutions, IPC lends its pool of digital business solutions experts to explain the latest technologies that can help protect and grow businesses.
Kaspersky Lab Takes Ferrari Partnership To The Next Level With “Secure Your Ferrari Experience Competition”
Participants from each of the five Southeast Asian (SEA) countries who can ace the Kaspersky Lab challenge in the shortest time possible will have the chance to watch one of the most anticipated races in the 2016 Formula One world championship season.
Consumers Undermine their Online Security by Sharing Passwords
Nearly half (44%) of Internet users admit having shared their passwords with somebody or left them visible for people to see, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent consumer surveys*, one of which has 1,394 respondents from the Philippines.
Kaspersky Lab: Mobile banking threats among the top 10 malicious financial programs for the first time
In terms of online threats or web-based attacks, the annual statistics revealed almost 3 out of 10 Filipino web users faced some form of web-based attacks last 2015.
Kaspersky Lab on business threats: 2015 saw the number of cryptolocker attacks double
Kaspersky Lab’s experts found that in 2015 well over half (58%) of corporate PCs were hit with at least one attempted malware infection, up three percentage points on 2014.
Many Users Still Use Only One Password for All Accounts, Kaspersky Lab Quiz Reveals
Over half (57%) of respondents admitted they kept their passwords on a piece of paper, on their phones, in text files on their computers, or saved them in the browser.
Finance, Telco and IT Sectors Top Targets for DDoS Attacks in 2015
Around one in four IT, telecoms and financial services companies experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.
Kaspersky Lab’s New Malware Count Falls by 15,000 a Day in 2015, as Cybercriminals Look to Save Money
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
Brand Reputation Costs $200,000 to Repair
Over half (57%) of companies admit that the information security incidents they experienced in the last year had a negative impact on their reputation. The average cost incurred per incident by small and medium-sized businesses was more than $8,000, while the damage to enterprises exceeded $200,000.
From Digital Friend to Frenemy: 29% Takes a Device into the Bathroom, Despite the Risk of Being Hacked and Spied On
Research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International shows that the relationship between users and their digital devices is often closer than between best friends, with 29% taking them into the bathroom and 25% sharing secrets with their device that they don’t want anyone else to know.