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16.01.2018

Skygofree: highly advanced, powerful Android surveillance software active since 2014

Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered an advanced mobile implant, active since 2014 and designed for targeted cyber-surveillance, possibly as an ‘offensive security’ product. The implant, named Skygofree includes functionality never seen in the wild before, such as location-based audio recording through infected devices. The spyware is spread through web pages mimicking leading mobile network operators. Read more

10.01.2018

Not So Know-It-All: Just 12 per cent of Employees Are Fully Aware of Their Organisation’s IT Security Policies

A lack of IT security awareness remains a worrying reality for businesses around the world, according to a recent study of consumers conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. The research found that just one tenth (12 per cent) of employed respondents are fully aware of the IT security policies and rules set in the organisations they work for. This, combined with the fact that half (49 per cent) of employees consider protection from cyberthreats a shared responsibility, presents Read more

04.01.2018

It’s a vulnerable world: Targeted attacks on radar for industrial organisations

Of the industrial companies that participated in the IT Security Risks Survey , every fourth has faced a variety of cyberattacks. Worryingly, one of the fastest growing types of threat among the multitude targeting industrial organisations in 2017 was targeted attacks. To make factory floors more secure in 2018, it’s critical to eliminate targeted attacks from cybersecurity blind spots, warns Kaspersky Lab. Read more

22.12.2017

Special delivery: Cybercriminals use pirated software to secretly infect PCs for cryptocurrency mining

Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a fraud scheme where mining software was distributed and secretly installed on users’ PCs through pirated software commonly used for work and entertainment, such as photo and text editors, etc. The PCs were then exploited for the creation of cryptocurrencies, with all profits going to the criminals involved. Read more

20.12.2017

Protection for the little ones during the Christmas holidays: New Generation of Kaspersky Safe Kids puts Parents at Ease

Half of parents think that online threats to their children are increasing and one-in-three feel that they do not have any control over what their children see or do online. During the school holidays, children have even more freedom and willingness to dive into the Internet and spend their time online. To put parents’ minds at ease throughout the Christmas period and to protect today’s youngest Internet users from online threats, Kaspersky Lab has introduced the next generation of its 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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