Four cybersecurity firms are working together to investigate and take down the hacker collective known as Lazarus Group, believed to be behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014 and operation DarkSeoul that targeted media and financial institutions in 2013.
Almost a third (30%) of social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online, and not just their friends, according to a quiz by Kaspersky Lab.
48% of companies surveyed believe they know the identity and motivation of those behind recent DDoS attacks against them, with many naming competitors as key culprits.
30% of parents feel they have no control over what their children see or do online, while many adults worry that their own, digitally-active parents and grandparents could be equally vulnerable, according to a Kaspersky Lab study.
Singapore ranks as the top country globally for Kaspersky Lab users being attacked by banking trojans in the second quarter of 2015, the security software company said.
Malaysians have a better memory when it comes to recalling the current phone numbers of their family and friends – 35% and 50% of respondents in a Kaspersky Lab study could recall their children’s and office phone numbers respectively.
Cyberespionage groups have started using the tools Milan-based Hacking Team provided to its customers to carry out their own attacks, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Kaspersky Lab said its internal networks were targeted by what it believes is the same group that was behind the Duqu advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks of 2011.
Many small-business owners believe the BYOD (bring-your-own-device) trend poses no threat to their company, and have no interest in spending effort on mobile device security, according to Kaspersky Lab.
About one out of five (17%) teenagers between the ages of 12-15 has been subject to cyberbullying, according to research undertaken by Kaspersky Lab in cooperation with media psychologists from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany.