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'Comrade, take this tablet...' Russian officials dump iPads over spy fears

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, the telecoms minister told news agencies on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2014


Kaspersky Lab: How Turla and 'worst breach of US military computers in history' are connected

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Experts from G-Data and BAE Systems recently released information about a persistent cyber espionage operation codenamed Turla (also referred to as Snake or Uroburos).

14 Mar 2014


Online, is fine... But beware of cybercriminals

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: It's all about money... While online shopping and banking is growing and growing, financial transactions are top Internet security concern, says Kaspersky Lab.

23 Jan 2014


Beware of MiniDuke

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab has identified 'MiniDuke', a new malicious programme designed for spying on multiple government entities and institutions across the world. The new threat actors combine sophisticated "old school" malware writing skills with newly advanced exploits in Adobe Reader to collect geopolitical intelligence from high-profile targets.

7 Mar 2013


Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.

2 Jan 2013


55% of mobile devices using unprotected Wi-Fi networks

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The data on most mobile devices could easily fall into the hands of cybercriminals. That's the alarming conclusion reached by Kaspersky Lab experts based on research carried out by Harris Interactive in February-March 2012.

27 Jun 2012


Kaspersky Lab offers 'Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool'

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: As recently published, Kaspersky Lab's experts analysed the Flashfake botnet and found a total of 670 000 infected computers worldwide, with more than 98% of the computers most likely running Mac OS X.

16 Apr 2012


Kaspersky Lab confirms Flashfake/Flashback botnet infection impact

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab's experts recently analysed Flashfake, a massive botnet that infected more than 600 000 computers worldwide, and concluded that more than 98% of the infected computers were most likely running a version of Mac OS X.

10 Apr 2012


Kaspersky Lab uncovered unique 'fileless' bot attacks

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: A simple teaser of Internet news headlines was the launch-pad for a unique malware attack, with cybercriminals creating malicious code which operated without creating files on the infected system.

28 Mar 2012


Kaspersky Lab shows 864% growth in five years in EMEA

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces that it has been ranked in Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM EMEA. With 864% growth in five years, Kaspersky Lab was recognised as one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies from 24 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) countries based on five-year average percentage revenue growth.

28 Mar 2012


Kaspersky Lab Malware reports: Duqu dissected and Google Wallet plundered

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab provides insight into Malware detected by the company in February 2012 and what the topics of the month were.

15 Mar 2012


Kaspersky Lab continues rapid growth with revenues up 14% in 2011

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announce that it successfully achieved significant sales growth in 2011.

10 Feb 2012


780 new malicious programs designed to steal users' online banking data detected every day

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: According to Kaspersky Security Network data, over the last three months Trojan bankers have been detected on an average of 2000 unique users' computers every day. Moreover, 780 signatures for new malicious programs that target sensitive financial information are added to Kaspersky Lab's antivirus database on a daily basis - that is 1.1% of the total number of malware detected every day by the company's software.

7 Feb 2012


Kaspersky Lab issues spam report for December 2011

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: Kaspersky Lab has announced the publication of its spam report for December 2011. The last month of the year was predictably quiet - compared to November the share of spam in email traffic fell 4.4% and averaged 76.2% for the month.

27 Jan 2012

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