Kaspersky Lab’s experts decided to mark the 30-something anniversary of the PC by looking further into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives in the new digital realities of 2045, 30 years from now.
The launch of iPhone 6 and the Ice Bucket Challenge were the two main topics that spammers used to promote junk mailings in the third quarter of 2014, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published research on Regin, which it described as the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in addition to other ‘standard’ spying tasks.
According to a Kaspersky Lab survey of more than 3,900 IT professionals worldwide, companies in the non-profit/ charitable and education sectors rated virtualisation security as their lowest IT security priority.
In a global survey of IT professionals, 27% of all businesses said they have lost sensitive business data due to internal IT threats in the past 12 months, according to Kaspersky Lab. For the first time since the company began tracking these incidents in 2011, accidental data sharing by staff now produces a greater amount of lost data than software vulnerabilities.
Spammers have produced topical new versions of the old ‘Nigerian Letter’ scam, this time based on the Ebola virus, according to the experts at Kaspersky Lab.
Less than one-third of businesses keep their virtualisation servers on-premise and managed entirely by their own internal IT staff, according to a Kaspersky Lab survey of 3,900 IT professionals worldwide.
The recent spate of ATM 'hacks' is not just a Malaysian problem. Kaspersky Lab’s experts have performed a forensic investigation into cyber-criminal attacks targeting multiple ATMs around the world.
Kaspersky Lab said it has signed an agreement with Interpol and a memorandum of understanding with Europol to extend the scope of cooperation between the company and the law enforcement agencies in their joint fight against cybercrime.
Kaspersky Lab has announced the appointment of Peter Hewett to the position of managing director of Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific, replacing Harry Cheung who retired after holding the position since 2008.