Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab Asia pacific gets Stephan Neumeier as new MD

Global cybersecurity firm <b>Kaspersky Lab</b> has appointed Stephan Neumeier as Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific, effective from Monday.<p>He …

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky to US: Check Our Source Code | Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has volunteered to turn over his company's software source code to allay fears about possible ties with the …

Cybersecurity

A WIN FOR KASPERSKY MOTORSPORT TEAM IN SPA

<b>This year, Kaspersky Motorsport has made the move up to the Pro category in the Blancpain Endurance Series, running a Ferrari 488 for a star line-up</b> …

Motorsport

Social Media and Home Protection: 3 Tips to Stay Safe While Sharing

Daily social media activities can expose us to another more displeasing world of stalkers, burglars and other nefarious people. To stay safe, we’ll …

Social Media Marketing

Mobile ransomware has grown three-fold over the first quarter of 2017: Kaspersky Lab

As global ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, the volume of mobile ransomware has grown over three-fold during the first quarter of the …

Security

Kaspersky willing to give US anti-virus 'source code' to disprove Russia spying claims

Software CEO claims 'sometimes it smells like some guys are not happy with our success.'<p>Eugene Kaspersky, the founder and chief executive of the …

Cybersecurity

WannaCry Ransom Note Written by Chinese, English Speaking Authors

The WannaCry ransom note was likely written by Chinese- and English-speaking authors, adding more intrigue to the investigation into whether it was …

Language

Senate Intel briefed on cyber firm with odd Trump-Russia ties

Rachel Maddow reports on the Senate Intelligence Committee being briefed on Kaspersky Lab, a Russia-linked cyber firm that happens to have paid money …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Classified Senate briefing expands to include Russian cyber firm under FBI scrutiny

Even with the Senate Intelligence Committee focused this week on its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, …

Top 10 Tips on How to Avoid Damage From Insider Threats

1 of 12<p>Insider threats to enterprise IT systems are the top worry for many CISOs. The perfect recipe for insider cyber-crime combines financial …

Cybersecurity

98 Percent of WannaCry Hacks Were on Windows 7 Computers

The WannaCry (or WannaCrypt) ransomware hack that impacted businesses worldwide was most successful on Windows 7 computers.<p>It was believed that …

Microsoft

Hackers are targeting Australia’s critical infrastructure, ATMs

One of Australia‘s most senior cyber crime investigators has warned that the country’s “critical infrastructure and systems of national significance” …

Cybersecurity

Avira, Kaspersky Top Windows 10 Antivirus Tests

It's "good news, better news" time. The good news is that no matter which antivirus program you use to protect Windows 10, the odds are pretty good …

Cybersecurity

Global Ransomware Cyber Attack Hits More Than 100 Countries

In recent years, the cyber world witnessed an increase in the number and sophistication of cyber attacks.<p>However, all these attacks pale in …

Cybersecurity

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for May 23

Mancunians are offering help in the wake of a suspected terrorist attack via the #RoomForManchester hashtag, frozen sperm can survive a trip to …

Security

Ransomware Attacks Rise 250 Percent in 2017, Hitting U.S. Hardest

Ransomware damage costs are expected to exceed $5 billion in 2017.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Lab Report Confirms Ransomware Spiked in Q1 2017

Kaspersky Lab's malware report for the first quarter of 2017 shows a dramatic spike in ransomware with such attacks growing particularly fast on …

Enterprise Tech

EternalRocks Worm Spreads Seven NSA SMB Exploits

A worm called EternalRocks has been spreading seven Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, including EternalBlue, which was used to spread …

Information Security

Are Britain's nuclear weapons systems 'vulnerable' to mass cyberattacks?

"National security is being compromised by these outdated systems," one expert claimed.<p>In the wake of the "WannaCry" cyberattack which resulted in …

Nuclear Weapons

WannaCry Hit Windows 7 Machines Most

More than 95% of all of the infected machines were running Windows 7, according to Kaspersky Lab data.<p>Don't blame Windows XP: Now that the dust has …

Technology

WannaCry ransomware hit Windows 7 worse than Windows XP, analysis suggests

Most of the infected machines were running Windows 7, two security firms have said<p>When the WannaCry ransomware infected computers in the NHS and …

Microsoft

No, Windows XP didn't fuel WannaCry

The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago touched just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said Monday, contradicting the …

Microsoft

Windows 7 accounts for most WannaCry infections

Failure to update to the latest operating system was initially cited as one of the reasons more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries were rapidly …

Information Security

Cisco Flags A Major Downturn And Drops Like A Stone

Cisco plummets upon Q3 earnings announcement containing poor guidance for Q4.<p>The sixth consecutive quarterly decline in revenue prompts a 10.2% drop …

Stocks

WannaCry hit Windows 7 systems hardest, new research shows

Last weekend the WannaCry ransomware infection caused havoc in hundreds of countries and across hundreds of thousands of machines, and in the …

Microsoft

Spotlight: WannaCry outbreak a cybersecurity wake-up call - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Cybersecurity experts said the recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak is a wake-up call for the world, calling for …

Cybersecurity

Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

A run-down of recent WCry developments you may have missed.<p>Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 …

Technology

WannaCry ransomware: French researchers have found ‘fix’ that will restore files

Meanwhile, North Korea said reports linking it with the global cyber attack were ‘ridiculous’.<p>A group of French researchers on Friday claimed they …

North Korea

North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

| UNITED NATIONS<p>North Korea's deputy United Nations envoy said on Friday "it is ridiculous" to link Pyongyang with the WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack that started to sweep around the globe a week ago or the hacking of a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions violations.<p>WannaCry has infected more than …

North Korea

Nearly all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7

Roughly 98 percent of PCs hit by the ransomware attack were running Windows 7, says security firm Kaspersky Lab.<p>The WannaCry ransomware attack takes advantage of a vulnerability in out-of-date versions of Microsoft Windows. The worst hit so far: people using Windows 7.<p>Over the past week, the world …

Microsoft