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08.12.2017

Christmas Revenues at risk from DDoS and POS-Vulnerabilities – Kaspersky Lab warns Retailers not to give Cybercriminals a discount in the sales

According to the Kaspersky Lab IT Security Economics Report, over 77 per cent of companies have suffered an attack of some form during the last 12 months. An increase in attacks where DDoS and POS systems were the main vectors is making the situation even worse – especially during the Christmas sale season, when there are more shoppers in store than usual, and the boost in sales is making retailer revenues an attractive target for cybercriminals. Read more

29.11.2017

Latest Patented Innovation from Kaspersky Lab Helps Businesses Tackle Stealth Remote Control

Newly patented technology using machine learning will support businesses fighting advanced threats, by discovering lateral movement in corporate networks – even through encrypted traffic

In the last 12 months, enterprise businesses paid just under 1 million pounds for recovery from targeted attacks. But to fight off one of these attacks, a business needs multiple methods of defense. These include experienced security teams, global security intelligence and immense cybersecurity tools. An innovation from Kaspersky Lab is set to help businesses cope with this challenge - as part of its mission to arm businesses with the cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions they need, the leading Read more

28.11.2017

26 per cent of ransomware attacks now target business – rapidly-evolving ransomware remains a top threat

In 2017, 26.2 per cent of business users were targeted by ransomware, compared to 22.6 per cent in 2016. This is due in part to three unprecedented attacks targeting corporate networks that changed forever the landscape for this increasingly virulent threat, according to Kaspersky Lab. Read more

27.11.2017

Think you know what Dubai, Moscow and New York will look like in the future? Kaspersky Lab’s Earth 2050 project invites you to share your vision

Kaspersky Lab’s futurological site makes it easier than ever for people around the world to share their predictions for the future - and invites users to vote for the best

Kaspersky Lab’s popular multimedia project, Earth 2050, has now been updated to include visionary panoramas of Dubai, New York City and Moscow, and provides a futuristic image of what the world will look like in over 30 years’ time. Initially driven by content from researchers, this next stage of the project is inviting anyone to share their vision of the future, and has launched simple upload and sharing functions on its website to help. Due to its popularity, in the past nine months, the Read more

24.11.2017

Kaspersky Lab’s top tips for Black Friday safety

It’s predicted there will not so much be a ‘Black Friday’ but ‘Black Thursday to Monday’ (Thursday 23rd November – Monday 27th November.) Whilst this is great news for shoppers looking for a bargain, cybercriminals will also have a much bigger window to con bargain hunters. When analysing data from last year’s seasonal sales, Kaspersky Lab’s protection technologies detected a clear spike in the number of users attacked during this period – for  instance, in 2016, Cyber Monday had twice 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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