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20.09.2017

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

18.09.2017

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

13.09.2017

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

12.09.2017

“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

08.09.2017

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

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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