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09 Sep 2016   Virus News

New Version of RAA Ransomware Updated to Attack Business Targets

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a new version of the RAA ransomware, a malware written entirely on JScript. A new trojan delivers victims with a zip archive that contains a malicious .js file. The updated version can also perform offline encryption without the need to request a key from the command server. Kaspersky Lab experts believe that by using this version of the malware, fraudsters will focus more on targeting business victims.

07 Sep 2016   Business News

Kaspersky Lab opens R&D office in Ireland to enhance its enterprise portfolio

The cybersecurity company invests $5M into its first European R&D center

07 Sep 2016   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab raises alarm over critical cybersecurity skills shortage, says Irish youth can bridge gap – if industry lets it

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab revealed today at a roundtable event in Dublin that Ireland has a tremendous opportunity to help solve a widening skills gap in cybersecurity.

07 Sep 2016   Virus News

One Cryptomalware Attack Can Cost an SMB up to $99K

According to the research Corporate IT Security Risks 2016* conducted by Kaspersky Lab, last year, one cryptomalware attack cost small and medium businesses up to $99,000 on average. Despite the fact that cybercriminals do not guarantee the return of corporate data, 34 per cent of entrepreneurs admitted paying extortionists.

06 Sep 2016   Virus News

Gugi Banking Trojan Outsmarts New Android 6 Security

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a modification of the Gugi banking trojan that can bypass new Android 6 security features designed to block phishing and ransomware attacks.

05 Sep 2016   Business News

Kaspersky Lab Security Solutions Ranked #1 in all SE Labs Q2 Tests

According to the results of security solutions testing conducted by SE Labs in Q2 2016, Kaspersky Lab products are the best solutions for small businesses, enterprises and home users. Kaspersky Small Office Security, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows and Kaspersky Internet Security all received the highest scores in testing, and were awarded with AAA certificates in all test categories.

01 Sep 2016   Virus News

Like a Human: Malware learns how to act to bypass the anti-fraud mechanisms of the Google Play store

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered an Android trojan called Guerilla, which attempts to overcome the Google Play Store anti-fraud protection mechanisms. It uses a rogue Google Play client application that behaves as if there was a real human behind it. This fake app allows attackers to conduct shady advertisement campaigns using infected devices to download, install, rate and comment on the mobile applications published on Google Play. The malware is only capable of abusing Google Play mechanisms from rooted devices.

25 Aug 2016   Business News

Kaspersky Small Office Security In AV-TEST honour roll for the third time

Kaspersky Lab’s small business solution, Kaspersky Small Office Security, has come top of the leaderboard in testing, conducted by independent IT security institute, AV-TEST. For the third time, it was the only solution tested that achieved the maximum possible score - six out of six - in all three test categories: protection, performance and usability.

23 Aug 2016   Business News

Kaspersky Lab joins the VMware NSX Partner Program to bring security of software-defined data centres to the next level

Kaspersky Lab today announced it has extended the company’s collaboration with VMware to help enhance security capabilities of today’s software-defined data centres. Kaspersky Lab, a VMware TAP Elite partner, now joins the VMware NSX Partner Program to further improve protection of business-critical data for enterprises.

22 Aug 2016   Virus News

Cybercriminals recruit insiders to attack telecoms providers

Cybercriminals are using insiders to gain access to telecommunications networks and subscriber data, recruiting disaffected employees through underground channels or blackmailing staff using compromising information gathered from open sources - according to a Kaspersky Lab intelligence report into security threats facing the telecommunications industry.

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