Kaspersky Lab’s revenue is growing, which is good news for the company but bad news for the rest, says its founder and CEO.
The report by FireEye that a sophisticated group called APT30 – suspected to be a China state-sponsored group – has been spying on Malaysia and other Asean countries for 10 years now should come as no surprise, writes Keith Rozario.
Interpol cyber-threat researchers, including a Kaspersky Lab expert, have identified a threat to the blockchain in virtual transactions which could result in their being embedded with malware or other illegal data, including child abuse images.
Kaspersky Lab said its researcher Roman Unuchek has examined how a number of fitness wristbands interact with a smartphone, and discovered some surprising results. According to his research findings, the authentication method implemented in several popular smart wristbands allows a third-party to connect invisibly to the device, execute commands, and – in some cases – extract data held on the device.
Computer users in many countries are increasingly falling victim to so-called encryption malware – programs that encrypt important data on infected computers and then demand a ransom to decrypt it.
According to the results of a survey carried out by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, female Internet users are less concerned about protecting themselves against online threats than men.
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team said it has discovered Desert Falcons, a cyber-espionage group targeting multiple high profile organisations and individuals, particularly from Middle East countries.
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.
According to research conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, users of Apple computers encounter cyber-threats just as often as the users of other platforms.
A single DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses, with average figures ranging from US$52,000 to US$444,000 depending on the size of the company, according to a Kaspersky Lab study.