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Kaspersky launches updated small business security solution

Small businesses are just as vulnerable to cyber threats as larger ones, but often they have few resources to devote it IT security.<p>With the launch …

Security

Kaspersky shine light on very small business user challenges

Microscope Editor<p>Follow:<p>The days when SMEs thought only large enterprises were targets for cyber criminals have long gone but smaller customers are …

Small Business

IoT malware grew significantly during the first half of 2018

During the first half of 2018, malware designed specifically for Internet of Things (IoT) devices grew three-fold with over 120,000 modifications of …

Security

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2019 review

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2019 is the latest generation of Kaspersky Lab's popular and reliable malware-hunter.<p>The package uses multiple techniques to …

Security

More malware strains in H1 than all of last year bodes poorly for IoT

Dive Brief:<p>There were nearly four times as many strains of malware targeting smart devices in the first half of 2018 as there were in all of 2017, …

Mobile Devices

Unusual IoT Botnet Removes Cryptomining Malware from Devices

Security researchers have come across an unusual new botnet that infects Android devices over the debugging interface then searches for and removes …

Personal Data

IoT security in the spotlight

Kaspersky analysts warn of the growing threat, while Aruba Networks and Ponemon say AI and machine learning will help

Security

Why 31% of data breaches lead to employees getting fired

North America is the region where C-Suite leaders are most likely to be blamed for a breach.<p>As data breaches become headline news, the question …

Employment

The 8 Best Security Software for Windows 10 Malware Protection

Windows Defender has improved over the years. For the majority of Windows 10 users, it offers more-than-adequate protection.However, there are lots …

Windows 10

Survey: Nearly one-third of breached companies reported job losses after data breach | SC Media

Nearly one-third of surveyed companies that experienced a data breach in the previous 12 months said the incident cost certain employees their …

Employment

Kaspersky Lab fights government ban in federal appeals court

<i>With help from Christian Vasquez and Mike Farrell</i><p><b>MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT —</b> Almost exactly one year after DHS issued a sweeping ban on agencies’ use of Kaspersky Lab products over cybersecurity risks, the Russian security firm will have its day in court. Lawyers for Kaspersky and the federal …

Judiciary

As Kaspersky Deadline Approaches, Fears Loom That Contractors Aren’t Prepared

Some contractors may not be aware the ban applies to them or that they’re running Kasperksy in the first place. Others don’t understand how complex …

Cybersecurity

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The tech industry’s gender gap has widely been discussed over the past few years. Now it’s time to take action. Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity …

Tech Industry

LuckyMouse uses malicious NDISProxy Windows driver to target gov't entities

The hacking group is covertly infecting Windows machines with Trojans by way of stolen certificates belonging to a Chinese security company.<p>The …

SCO

ThreatList: Attacks on Industrial Control Systems on the Rise

The systems that power the manufacturing, power and water plants, the oil and gas industry, and many other sectors are increasingly in the crosshairs …

Cybersecurity

Talking Global Cyberwar with Kaspersky Lab's Anton Shingarev

<b>Theory Suggests we Need to Come to the Very Brink of Cyberwar Before Humanity Backs Down and Finds a Solution</b><p>Security firms take a keen interest in …

North Korea

Patched bug could have allowed attackers to remotely disconnect PLC devices from ICS systems | SC Media

Energy management and automation firm Schneider Electric updated its Modicon M221 programmable logic controller for industrial controls systems after …

Information Security

Malware on ICS Increasingly Comes From Internet: Kaspersky

<b>Kaspersky Lab products installed on industrial automation systems have detected over 19,000 malware samples in the first half of 2018, and the</b> …

Cybersecurity

Q&A: Digital platforms bring fraudsters together to threaten business

<b>How has the digital threat landscape evolved in recent years?</b><p>A key change that we’ve seen in the digital space is the way the fraudsters have come …

Identity Theft

Kaspersky Free Anti-Virus: Lean and Mean

Kaspersky Free Antivirus 2019 has one of the fastest scanning engines around, plus an ability to customize its defenses and malware protection that's …

Cybersecurity

House passes bill to allow DHS to ban foreign contractors over supply chain concerns

The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would allow the Homeland Security secretary to block the agency from working with foreign tech companies …

Trump Administration

Indian kids spend more time online watching videos

Children in India are more likely to view movies and TV shows on streaming services than post content on social media according to a report released …

Security

Scrappy 'Silence' Cybercrime Gang Refines Its Bank Attacks

Two-Person Gang Is Picking Up After Decline in Cobalt Attacks, Researchers Warn Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • September 5, 2018<p>A cybercrime gang …

Cybersecurity

Parental Control report reveals children's online activities in Nigeria | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

September 17, 2018 • Security, Top Stories, West Africa<p>Parental Control report reveals children’s online activities in Nigeria. (image source: …

Mobile Devices

Botnets Serving Up More Multipurpose Malware

Attackers increasingly are distributing malware that can be used for a variety of different tasks, Kaspersky Lab says.<p>In a troubling trend for …

Information Security

Botnet distribution of remote access Trojans doubles

Since the beginning of 2017, the number of remote access Trojan (RAT) files found among the malware distributed by botnets has almost doubled, …

RemoteAccess

Advanced Android Spyware Remained Hidden for Two Years

<b>A newly detailed Android spyware that has an incredibly wide-ranging protocol has been active since May 2016, Kaspersky Lab warns.</b><p>Dubbed BusyGasper, …

Spyware

BusyGasper Malware Packs a Simple but Potent Punch

A small malware campaign is leveraging spyware called BusyGasper, which is highly effective at collecting data on Android phones and exfiltrating it. …

Security

Loki Bot Attacks Target Corporate Mailboxes

<b>Loki Bot’s operators have been targeting corporate mailboxes with their spam messages, Kaspersky Lab reports.</b><p>The emails employ various lures to trick …

Intellectual Property

Kaspersky Security Cloud - Review 2018 - PCMag Australia

<i>Editors' Note: We are aware of the allegations of Kaspersky Labs' inappropriate ties to the Russian government. Until we see some actual proof of</i> …

Security