Tag Archive: Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab_H1 ICS Report

Industrial cybersecurity threat landscape in H1 2017: every third ICS computer under attack was in manufacturing companies

In the first half of the year manufacturing companies were most susceptible: ICS computers of them accounted for about one-third of all attacks, according to the Kaspersky Lab report “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H1 2017”. The peak of attackers’ activity was registered in March, after which the proportion of computers attacked gradually declined from April to June.

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NMW2017: Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions GmbH pave the way for secure-by-design connected cars

In response to the rising cybersecurity challenges facing the connected and autonomous car industry, Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions GmbH have unveiled the Secure Communication Unit (SCU) at New Mobility World / IAA 2017 in Frankfurt on September 13. The security solution prototype demonstrates the possibilities of interference-proof communication between car components, the car, and its external connected infrastructure, making connected cars secure-by-design.

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Kaspersky Lab: Wi-Fi Hackers halted with new Freemium Android app

Kaspersky Lab introduces its new freemium application, Kaspersky Secure Connection for Android, designed to protect user data transmitted via the Internet. This app’s main feature is its adaptivity: for convenience and maximum user protection, traffic encryption can be enabled automatically depending on the level of security of the Wi-Fi network to which the device is connected, as well as on sites and applications that are opened.

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ShadowPad: How Attackers hide Backdoor in Software used by Hundreds of Large Companies around the World

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world. When activated, the backdoor allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data. Kaspersky Lab has alerted NetSarang, the vendor of the affected software, and it has promptly removed the malicious code and released an update for customers.

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From zero-day exploits to rampant ‘ransomware': how advanced targeted attacks evolved in Q2, 2017

The second quarter of 2017 saw sophisticated threat actors unleash a wealth of new and enhanced malicious tools, including three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry and ExPetr. Expert analysis of the last two suggests the code may have escaped into the wild before it was fully ready, an unusual situation for well-resourced attackers. These and other trends are covered in Kaspersky Lab’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary.