Tag Archives: Kaspersky Lab

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Kaspersky Lab helps uncover vulnerabilities on gas stations by hackers

Kaspersky Lab researchers have helped uncover a number of unknown vulnerabilities that have left gas stations around the world exposed to remote takeover, often for years. The vulnerabilities were found in an embedded gas station controller of which there are currently over 1,000 installed and online. The manufacturer was notified when the threat was confirmed.

Securing Smart Cities releases guideline to protect the Olympic Games

Kaspersky Lab Latest News and Update: 10 most likely attack vectors at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

Without the Olympics, there would be no means of fostering the quick growth of various technologies. Multiple technological areas have witnessed growth because of these elite Games including cyber security, smart cities, smart transportation systems, big data revolution, waste recycling, and player tracking and monitoring systems.

Skygofree: highly advanced, powerful Android surveillance software active since 2014

Kaspersky Lab Latest News: Beware of Android surveillance software Skygofree

Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered an advanced mobile implant, active since 2014 and designed for targeted cyber-surveillance, possibly as an ‘offensive security’ product.

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Kaspersky Lab 2018 Latest Threat Predictions: Supply chain attacks, high-end mobile malware to rise

This year, the world will see more legitimate software being poisoned by groups targeting wider victim profiles and geographies, with the added advantage that such attacks are extremely hard to spot and mitigate, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Targeted Threat Predictions for 2018.

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Kaspersky Lab Appeals U.S. Department of Homeland Security Debarment

Kaspersky Lab has filed an appeal under the Administrative Procedure Act to enforce its constitutional due process rights and challenge the Binding Operational Directive prohibiting the use of the company’s products and solutions by U.S. government agencies.

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26-percent of Ransomware Attacks now target business

In 2017, 26.2 per cent those targeted by ransomware were business users, compared to 22.6 per cent in 2016. This is due in part to three unprecedented attacks targeting corporate networks that changed forever the landscape for this increasingly virulent threat, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Nearly half of advanced targeted attacks in Q3, 2017 came from Chinese-speaking actors

The third quarter of 2017 clearly demonstrated that Chinese-speaking actors have not “disappeared” and are still very much active, conducting cyber-espionage campaigns against a wide range of countries and industry verticals.

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Buckle Up: 12 Safety Tips as PH Travels the Risky Road of a Cashless Society

Digital payments and online banking are gaining traction in the Philippines as revealed by the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index. The research by Kaspersky Lab done during the second half of 2016 revealed a great majority of Filipinos use the internet for online shopping (90%), for accessing online payment systems and digital wallets (89%), and for online banking (74%).

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Bitcoin stealers are back: Hunt for users’ cryptosavings continues

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new malware which steals cryptocurrencies from a user’s wallet by replacing their address with its own in the device’s clipboard. Criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Monero and others.