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07.02.2018

Kaspersky Lab helps uncover vulnerabilities that make petrol stations easy prey for hackers

Kaspersky Lab researchers have helped uncover a number of unknown vulnerabilities that have left petrol stations around the world exposed to remote takeover, often for years. The vulnerabilities were found in an embedded petrol station controller of which there are currently over 1,000 installed and online. The manufacturer was notified when the threat was confirmed. Read more

07.02.2018

Crossing the online privacy border puts Valentine’s Day gestures in jeopardy, finds new research from Kaspersky Lab

When relationships blossom, individual digital lives become blurred and online boundaries compromised, which can endanger our personal privacy. According to global research from Kaspersky Lab and Toluna, despite an overwhelming majority of people stating that their relationships are more important to them than their privacy, unhappy partnerships can fuel privacy fears, and overstepping boundaries can often lead to arguments. Read more

25.01.2018

Triple Crown: Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform Achieved 100% Detection Rate in ICSA Labs Test

With every third enterprise business having faced a targeted attack in the past year , it has become critical for organizations to have a strong advanced threat detection system. The Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform is designed for exactly that purpose and its effectiveness has been proven in an independent test held by ICSA Labs, where the platform achieved a 100% detection rate of new and unknown threats for the third quarter in a row. Read more

25.01.2018

Ilijana Vavan joins Kaspersky Lab as Managing Director for Europe

Ilijana Vavan has joined Kaspersky Lab to take up the position of Managing Director for Europe. Leaving her role at Oracle, where she was the Senior Sales Director, Ilijana brings nearly 25 years of top experience in the IT sector in sales, management and technical roles. She joined Kaspersky Lab at the beginning of January 2018. Read more

24.01.2018

Game Over: Poor Password Protection Leaves Online Gamers Exposed to Hack Attacks

Online gaming has quickly become a hugely lucrative industry, with more people than ever owning gaming accounts. According to research from Kaspersky Lab, over half (53 per cent) of people regularly game online, a figure which rises to 64 per cent for 25-34 year olds and 67 per cent for those aged 16-24. It’s also potentially lucrative for cybercriminals, as hacked gaming accounts can be sold on the black market. Despite the threats, gamers are frequently leaving their online accounts Read more

25.02.2015

Every Fifth Company Expects Others to Protect It against DDoS, Kaspersky Lab Survey Shows

According to a recent study carried out by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, currently one in five business representatives surveyed believe that their online services should be protected against DDoS attacks by their IT service providers (in particular, network providers).

In reality, though, this responsibility often falls on the shoulders of companies that come under attack – and this can cause them significant losses. Read more

09.03.2014

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention for Endpoints: financial transactions protected on user devices

E-payments are now a common feature of our everyday life. According to a global survey carried out by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 98% of respondents regularly make online purchases or manage their finances via the Internet. Naturally, the popularity of e-commerce has attracted the attention of cybercriminals. According to CyberSource, a provider of payment processing and risk management services, in 2012 e-retailers in the United States and Canada lost around $3.5 billion due to Read more

09.03.2014

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2013

КEY EVENTS THAT HAVE DEFINED THE THREAT LANDSCAPE IN 2013

Once again, it’s time for us to deliver our customary retrospective of the key events that have defined the threat landscape in 2013. Let’s start by looking back at the things we thought would shape the year ahead, based on the trends we observed in the previous year. Read more

09.03.2014

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention platform: a comprehensive solution for secure payment processing

Today’s bank customers can perform most of their financial operations online. According to a global survey of Internet users conducted by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 91% of respondents regularly use online banking services. However, 62% of them encountered at least one attempted fraud or scam during the year that meant they ran the risk of losing money from their accounts. Read more

09.03.2014

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention SDK: Efficient tools for secure mobile banking

More and more people are using their mobile devices for things that used to be done on desktop or laptop computers. According to research by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 38% of respondents use mobile devices for financial operations, such as managing a payment system or bank account, online shopping etc. Banks are encouraging this trend by releasing mobile applications to manage personal finances. Read more

04.02.2011

Top 20 Malware Report January 2011

The majority of malware will attempt to conceal its presence on users’ computers and function without the users’ knowledge, especially the more sophisticated types. Cyber fraud, however, requires the participation of users. To prevent users falling victim to the various scams out there, it’s very important that they know about them. Read more

22.05.2013

Aleks Gostev (Chief Security Expert, Global Research & Analysis Team)

Aleks founded and led the Global Research & Analysis Team from 2008 before moving to his current position as Chief Security Expert with the team in 2010. Aleks analyses all aspects of information security, with a focus on new threats and mobile malware. His responsibilities include detecting and analysing new malware. His research and analytical articles are published both on dedicated IT sites and in the mass media. He has been with the company since 2002 and is based in Moscow. Read more

10.07.2015

Alexander Moiseev (Managing Director Europe)

Alexander was appointed Kaspersky Lab’s Managing Director Europe in July 2013, taking responsibility for managing the commercial and marketing targets of all Kaspersky Lab’s European offices. Read more

03.01.2013

Andrew Lintell (Vice President, Channel Europe)

Andrew Lintell joined Kaspersky Lab in 2011 as Corporate Sales Director, UK and EIRE. In 2012, Andrew was appointed Vice President, Channel Europe where his role is to lead the European Channel Organisation. He is responsible for creating and leading the European Partner Programme and driving the go-to-market model across the region in close cooperation with country managing directors, sales and channel leaders. Read more

22.05.2013

Costin Raiu (Director, Global Research & Analysis Team)

Costin joined Kaspersky Lab in 2000 as a leading Antivirus Researcher. Prior to becoming Director of the Global Research & Analysis Team in 2010, Costin was Head of the Romanian R&D group, overseeing research efforts in the EEMEA region. Costin specializes in malicious websites, browser security and exploits, e-banking malware, enterprise-level security and Web 2.0 threats. Costin also has a particular interest in encryption and advanced mathematics. Costin is based in Romania. Read more

10.03.2011

David Emm (Principal Security Researcher)

David Emm is Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, a provider of security and threat management solutions. Read more

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