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Kaspersky Lab granted CVE Numbering Authority status by the MITRE Corporation

Non-profit organisation MITRE Corporation, which maintains the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system, has included Kaspersky Lab in the list of CVE Numbering Authorities (CNAs). Kaspersky Lab is the sixth company in the world to be granted the status of Vulnerability Researcher. Read more


An (un)documented Feature: Attackers Abuse Office Document Software to Profile Potential Victims for Targeted Attacks

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a feature in popular document-creation software that has been abused by attackers to launch successful targeted attacks. Using a malicious application that activates when the simple office document is opened, information about the software installed on the victim’s device is sent automatically to the attackers, with no user interaction required. This data allows attackers to understand what type of exploit they should use in order to hack the targeted Read more


NMW2017: Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions GmbH pave the way for secure-by-design connected cars

In response to the rising cybersecurity challenges facing the connected and autonomous car industry, Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions GmbH have unveiled the Secure Communication Unit (SCU) at New Mobility World / IAA 2017 in Frankfurt on September 13. The security solution prototype demonstrates the possibilities of interference-proof communication between car components, the car, and its external connected infrastructure, making connected cars secure-by-design. Read more


“Mining” Botnets are Back - Infecting Thousands of PCs, Generating Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Criminals

The Kaspersky Lab Anti-Malware Research team has identified two botnets made of computers infected with malware, which silently installs cryptocurrency miners – legitimate software used to create (“mine”) virtual currencies based on blockchain technology. In one instance researchers were able to estimate that a 4,000-machine network could bring its owners up to £22,731 ($30,000) a month, and in another instance researchers witnessed criminals jackpotting more than £151,538 ($200,000) from a Read more


Two-Day Pop-Up Shop Where Every Purchase Is Completed With a Twist, Offered Exclusive Art From Prolific Street Artist Ben Eine

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab encourages shoppers to consider the value of their personal data when purchasing artwork without the need of their wallets

Renowned street artist Ben Eine has created limited edition artwork in his famous lettering style for sale in a pop up store by cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab at a two-day pop-up shop. Located in Old Street station, East London, keen fans were able to purchase his exclusive screenprints and merchandise at the Data Dollar Store created by cybersecurity giant Kaspersky Lab. Read more


Next Generation of Kaspersky Private Security Network: Extensive Threat Intelligence Within the Network Walls

Kaspersky Lab is introducing its next generation of Kaspersky Private Security Network, a private version of Kaspersky Security Network that allows enterprises to boost their detection speed with access to real-time global threat intelligence from 80 million sensors, without sharing any data outside their corporate network. The renewed Kaspersky Private Security Network offers additional customisation options to meet the demands of enterprise customers. The solution enables businesses to Read more


Worse weather, a better result!

On Saturday, a late summer sun made an appearance, whereas today at Silverstone, the clouds came out, it was rather cold and there were even a few drops of rain. But that didn’t dampen the mood in the Kaspersky Motorsport camp today as Davide Rizzo and Alex Moiseev won the AM class in the second race of the weekend. Adding this win to our third place yesterday means that Round 5 of the GT Open championship can be seen as a successful weekend for the team. Read more


6.3 Connected Devices, 2.4 People and 0.3 Pets per Home in the New “Household 2.0” Era

Kaspersky Lab introduces next generation of its flagship home security solutions

The make-up of the modern home is changing, bringing with it a new era of “household 2.0” which, on average, cares for 2.4 people , 0.3 pets and now also 6.3 connected devices per home. With devices playing such a prominent role in today’s average household, Kaspersky Lab has launched updated versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security to help people care for their devices as much as they care for their pets and those living under their roofs. Read more

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