In early 2017, Kaspersky Lab researchers noted increased activity by an APT called Spring Dragon (also known as LotusBlossom). The attacks involved new and evolved tools and techniques and targeted countries around the South China Sea. Kaspersky Lab’s experts have published their analysis of the attackers’ toolset over time in order to help organizations better understand the nature of the threat and protect themselves.
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Kaspersky Lab connects cyber-attack on South Korean military with ATM theft – possible tie to Lazarus
Following a detailed malware analysis, Kaspersky Lab researchers have connected a 2016 cyberespionage attack on South Korea’s defense agency with a later attack that infected 60 ATMs and stole the data from over 2,000 credit cards.
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT Solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group(TYO: 9432), and Arkadin, an NTT Communications company and market leader in cloud Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that both have received 2017 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.
Kaspersky Lab Researcher Creates Free Software Tool for Collecting Remote Evidence After Cyber-Attacks
To overcome the need for investigators to travel far and wide to gather evidence from infected computers after a cyberattack, a Kaspersky Lab expert has developed a simple tool that can remotely collect vital data without risk of its contamination or loss. Named BitScout, the tool can build a swiss-army knife for the remote forensic investigation of live systems and has been made freely available for all investigators to use.
To support the expansion of its business in Asia Pacific, Kaspersky Lab today announces the opening of a new location in Singapore for its regional HQ.
With the changing of seasons, it is not surprising that there will also be an increase in the cases of allergies especially among children. As such, one of the ways to safeguard your child’s health is by identifying the root cause of the allergy. However, what many may not know is that allergies need not be caused by airborne particles. In fact, many allergic reactions are stimulated through skin contact.
The total number of malware samples targeting smart devices has reached more than 7,000, with over half of these emerging in 2017, according Kaspersky Lab’s researchers. With over 6 billion smart devices being used across the globe, people are increasingly being put at risk from malware targeting their connected lives.
June 2017 — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said today it has harnessed its digital core, bold technologies of the future and its expertise in ERP to help customers make everything digital, programmable, smarter. SAP’s commitment to an open ecosystem and strong partnerships will be key for the cloud-based Intelligent Enterprise, seen as a cornerstone for the new global economy.
Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today advised organisations and computer users to brace and take immediate action against a new ransomware variant called Petra that is sweeping across the world. The ransomware is currently having an impact on a wide range of industries and organizations, including critical infrastructure such as energy, banking, and transportation systems.
Kaspersky Lab’s analysts are investigating the new wave of ransomware attacks targeting organizations across the world. Our preliminary findings suggest that it is not a variant of Petya ransomware as publically reported, but a new ransomware that has not been seen before. That is why we have named it NotPetya.