“It’s not often that we see an app with a loyal user base and such a large number of installations is distributing malicious components. Given the positive reviews on the Google Play app page and the fact that security researchers did not previously detect malicious activity, it looks like the malicious modules were added into the app with one of its updates. In a nutshell, this is yet another example of the fact that it is important for consumers to reliably protect your devices even if you use only official sources to download software”, – Igor Golovin, a security researcher at Kaspersky.
Cloud Atlas is a threat actor that has a long history of cyber-espionage operations targeting industries, government agencies and other entities.
Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a highly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign aimed at stealing information from South Asian diplomatic, government and military entities.
Cybercriminals are actively using new episodes of popular TV shows to distribute malware, research by Kaspersky Lab has found. Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead,
In the cybersecurity company’s global ranking, the Philippines placed in the 10th spot with 26.81% users of Kaspersky Lab solutions attacked by mobile malware. The list is topped by Iran (44.24%), Bangladesh (42.98%) and Nigeria (37.72%), respectively. #KasperskyLab #TechNews
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.
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.
New findings point to possible access by multiple third-parties to a computer containing classified data
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.
After releasing decryption tools for two variants of CryptXXX ransomware in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab is releasing a new decryptor for files that have been locked with the latest version of the malware. This malicious program was capable of infecting thousands of PCs around the world since April 2016, and it was impossible to fully decrypt the files affected by it. But not anymore.