Kaspersky Lab

Average of 900 online resources active on Tor daily: Kaspersky
In recent months Kaspersky Lab experts have been closely monitoring so-called Darknet resources, mostly the Tor network, and one thing that is immediately obvious is that the cybercriminal element is growing.
New Kaspersky-powered TitanWALL security appliance rolls out in Malaysia
IT security solutions companies K Now Distribution Sdn Bhd and Tech Titan Sdn Bhd have rolled out TitanWALL, Kaspersky Lab’s appliance-based firewall safeguarding against malware and threats.
Absolute Computrace: When good software goes bad
Kaspersky Lab said its security research team has published a report confirming and demonstrating that the weak implementation of anti-theft software marketed by Absolute Software can turn a useful defensive utility into a powerful utility for cyber-attackers.
Kaspersky Lab uncovers ‘The Mask,’ advanced global cyber-espionage ops
Kaspersky Lab’s security research team has announced the discovery of ‘The Mask’ (aka Careto), an advanced Spanish-language speaking threat actor that has been involved in global cyber-espionage operations since at least 2007.
315,000 new malicious files detected every day: Kaspersky Lab
The overall global Internet threat level grew by 6.9 percentage points, said Kaspersky Lab. In 2013, 41.6% of user computers were attacked at least once.
Facebook home to Christmas scammers, warns Kaspersky Lab
As we get ready for the onslaught of Christmas-themed status updates, we should also prepare for a barrage of scams on social networks in the coming month too, Kaspersky Lab experts have warned.
First-ever case of mobile trojan spreading via ‘alien’ botnets
Over the last three months Kaspersky Lab analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a trojan, a malicious app for Android, is being distributed. It transpires that for the first time in the history of mobile cybercrime, a trojan is being spread using botnets controlled by other criminal groups.
Cyber-espionage and weapons on the rise in Q1: Kaspersky
The first three months of the year turned out to be full of incident, especially when it came to cyber-espionage and cyber-weapons, the experts at Kaspersky Lab said in their latest report.
The most dangerous virtual playground for kids: Social networks, and porn
According Kaspersky Lab, children made more than 52 million attempts to visit social networks, and more than 25 million attempts to access pornographic sites -- in the last month alone!
Slightly more spam, even more insidious techniques: Kaspersky Lab
In Q1 2013, the amount of unsolicited correspondence in email traffic grew slightly (+0.53 percentage points) and averaged 66.55%, while spammers began using more insidious tricks, according to Kaspersky Lab.
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