Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has discovered a resurgence of the Hussarini malware in Philippines that exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Office. Also known as “Sarhurst”, this backdoor malware was last seen in 2014 targeting various countries in Southeast Asia.
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Kaspersky Lab researchers have found a new crypto-currency miner – PowerGhost – which has hit corporate networks in several regions, mostly in Latin America. This is the latest in a worrying trend of cybercriminals increasingly using miners in targeted attacks, in their pursuit of money.
In the second quarter of 2018, DDoS botnets attacked online resources in 74 countries. For the first time in the history of DDoS Intelligence reports, Hong Kong found itself among the top three most attacked countries, coming second: its share increased fivefold and accounted for 17% of all botnet-assisted DDoS attacks.
In the first quarter of 2018, Kaspersky Lab’s anti-phishing technologies prevented more than 3.6 million attempts to visit fraudulent social network pages, of which 60% were fake Facebook pages. The results, according to Kaspersky Lab’s report, ‘Spam and phishing in Q1 2018′, demonstrate that cybercriminals are still doing what they can to get their hands on personal data.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today unveiled predictions from the Fortinet FortiGuard Labs global research team about the threat landscape for 2018. The trends reveal…
Kaspersky Lab has announced that in 2015, its solutions protected 443,920 users and corporate customers worldwide from crypto-ransomware, depriving cybercriminals of nearly $53 million in illegal earnings.
Kaspersky Lab experts have detected Triada, a new Trojan targeting Android devices that can be compared to Windows-based malware in terms of its complexity. It is stealthy, modular, persistent and written by very professional cybercriminals. Devices running the 4.4.4. and earlier versions of the Android OS are at greatest risk.
In an industry worth over an estimated hundred billion US dollars, gaming is not just big business for developers and manufacturers, but for cybercriminals too. Steam Stealer is a constantly evolving breed of malware that is responsible for hijacking the user accounts of the popular gaming platform, Steam.
Kaspersky Lab and WISeKey, a Swiss-based cyber-security company, announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos the launch of the WISeID Mobile Security Cyber-Resilience app that protects a user’s most personal and valuable information from cybercriminals.