Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has discovered a threat actor that surpasses anything known in terms of complexity and sophistication of techniques, and that has been active for almost two decades – the Equation Group.
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). Further to this, Kaspersky Lab said its research and analysis team has now found an unexpected connection between Turla and an existing piece of malware known as Agent.BTZ.
McAfee has announced a strategy of acquisitions, development and partnerships to build upon its Security Connected framework, in which security products and services work together to safeguard businesses.
F-Secure Labs gives us a rundown on what could be in store for 2013, from covert government cyber-operations to smart TV hacking and Malware-as-a-Service!
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of miniFlame, which it described as a small and highly flexible malicious program designed to steal data and control infected systems during targeted cyber-espionage operations.
Kaspersky Lab has invited anyone with an interest in cryptography, reverse engineering or mathematics to help find the decryption keys and unlock the hidden payload of the recently-discovered Gauss cyber-espionage toolkit.
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of ‘Gauss’, a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit designed to steal sensitive data, with a specific focus on browser passwords, online banking account credentials, cookies, and specific configurations of infected machines.
It reads like the plot of a high-tech thriller, a mash-up of John LeCarre and William Gibson: A Western government develops a computer virus targeted at the key systems of an enemy state. The malware gets loose and wreaks havoc in the wild. The world comes to halt.