The Kaspersky License Management Portal (LMP) — which enables managed service providers (MSPs) to order and manage Kaspersky product licenses — has updated its capabilities to include regular license ordering. The process of renewals and new license ordering for partners and distributors is now automated and can be done in a few clicks instead of email correspondence taking hours or even days. A new step-by-step product configurator also significantly simplifies the selection of suitable Kaspersky offerings.
Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, voluntarily provided by Privacy Checker, a website that contains helpful advice on privacy settings for various internet services and platforms. The results reflect which services and platforms’ internet users have the most privacy concerns about.
Kaspersky has discovered a malicious version of a popular WhatsApp messenger mod (unofficial modification of the app) called FMWhasapp. This mod spreads the Triada mobile Trojan, which downloads other Trojans and can launch ads, issue subscriptions, and intercept a user’s SMSs.
Since the beginning of the year, Kaspersky has detected more than 1,500 fraudulent global resources aimed at potential crypto investors or users who are interested in cryptocurrency mining. During this period, the company also prevented more than 70,000 user attempts to visit such sites*.
Kaspersky unveils updates to two of its applications in the Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security protection solution for virtualisation and cloud environments – Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux and Kaspersky Security Center management console. The new version of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux hardens defenses from exploits and ransomware attacks. It also extends protection for DevOps with support for new containerisation environments and more native delivery of protection mechanisms for Docker containers. The Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console now works with public cloud platforms to enable more convenient management of cloud workload protection.
Tomorrow Unlocked, Kaspersky’s documentary production unit, is releasing the latest episode of its hacker:HUNTER series ‘Emotet vs The World Police’. The film reveals the details of an international operation, which resulted in the takedown of Emotet, one of the most dangerous botnets and cybercrime services of the past decade. The documentary is exclusively premiering on Tomorrow Unlocked’s YouTube channel on 18th August. This is the fifth episode in the hacker:HUNTER real cybercrime series.
Kaspersky has achieved ‘Champion’ status, for the second consecutive year, in the 2021 Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix by Canalys, a renowned global technology market analyst firm with a distinct channel focus