- 29 Jul 2014
According to Kaspersky Lab’s 2014 IT Security Risks summary report, conducted in collaboration with B2B International, 94% of companies have experienced some form of external security incidents within the past 12 months.
- 29 Jul 2014
According to the Monthly Report on Online Threats in the Banking Sector for the period 19 May-19 June 2014, a peak in malware activity was registered in Brazil.
- 28 Jul 2014
The ransomware displays customized messages to victims from 30 countries
- 24 Jul 2014
Corporate News, Virus News
Encrypting ransomware – a type of malware which encrypts user data and then demands ransom for decryption – is now being implemented in a new way, according to Kaspersky Lab research
- 21 Jul 2014
In June Kaspersky Lab registered an increase in fraudulent messages sent on behalf of booking services.
- 18 Jul 2014
Business News, Press Releases
One in three micro-firms helpless in the face of cybercrimeSmall businesses in the UK are woefully unprepared for an IT security breach despite relying increasingly on mobile devices and storing critical information on computers, according to new study by Kaspersky Lab. A third (31 per cent) says they would not know what to do if they had an IT security breach tomorrow, four in ten say they would struggle to recover all data lost and a quarter admit they would be unable to recover any. Most small firms are convinced a cyber-attack would simply never happen to them.The study , of micro firms from hairdressers and builders to doctors’ surgeries and legal firms, found that two-thirds (68 per cent) have internet-connected laptops and half allow IT-enabled mobile and remote working. Vital business data including confidential customer, supplier and financial records as well as IP is stored and processed on computers.An overwhelming 82 per cent say they are not a target for attack because they’re too small or don’t have anything worth stealing. However, the threat to smaller firms is significant and real. According to the Federation of Small Business , 41 per cent of small firms were hit by cybercrime
- 16 Jul 2014
Facebook remains the preferred target for cybercriminals who specialize in stealing social network accounts: according to Kaspersky Lab’s statistics, in Q1 2014 fake sites imitating Facebook accounted for 10.85% of all instances when the heuristic Anti-phishing component was triggered
- 15 Jul 2014
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent 8,762,948 to Kaspersky Lab for a technology that establishes a system and method for filtering insignificant events during software analysis
- 15 Jul 2014
Kaspersky Lab has calculated how many new phishing wildcards it adds to the company’s anti-phishing database every month
- 11 Jul 2014
Business News, Virus News
Kaspersky Lab contributes to global effort targeting Shylock malware