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May 28, 2014, 06:42 ET

Ubisoft Consults Kaspersky Lab to Authenticate Watch Dogs Script

Kaspersky Lab experts were consulted by the developers of the latest action-adventure game, Watch Dogs, today released worldwide by Ubisoft, a...

May 08, 2014, 04:56 ET

Spam in Q1 2014: US Once Again the Prime Target for Malicious Emails

In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers -...

Apr 24, 2014, 06:14 ET

Q1 2014: Mobile Banking Trojans Double, Surge in Bitcoin Wallet Attacks, and Cyber-Espionage Threats Back from the Dead

In December, Kaspersky Lab published its  threat forecast  for 2014. Three months later, the...

Apr 17, 2014, 13:37 ET

Kaspersky Lab Now Brings Advanced Protection to 42 Per Cent More of the Virtualisation Market

Kaspersky Lab has today announced its latest virtualisation security solution, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Light Agent. The product...

Apr 07, 2014, 04:41 ET

About One Third of Phishing Attacks Aimed at Stealing Money

According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's 'Financial cyber threats in 2013' study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to...

Apr 07, 2014, 04:38 ET

Real Threats in Real Time: Kaspersky Lab Launches Worldwide Interactive Cyberthreat Map

Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of...

Mar 24, 2014, 05:17 ET

Spam in February: Become Part of a Major Botnet

Kaspersky Lab today reveals its Spam analysis for February 2014. It found that many malicious attachments in February's spam came in emails...

Mar 14, 2014, 14:55 ET

How Turla and "Worst Breach of U.S. Military Computers in History" are Connected

Experts from G-Data and BAE Systems recently released information about a persistent cyber espionage operation codenamed Turla (also referred to...

Feb 28, 2014, 11:13 ET

Spam in January: Fake WhatsApp Notifications and Real Stars for Valentine's Day

Kaspersky Lab has today published the results of the company's spam monitoring for January 2014. Top 3 stories in January: - Detection of...

Feb 27, 2014, 05:09 ET

Mobile Malware Evolution: Three Infection Attempts Per User in 2013

Kaspersky Lab experts have today published the results of their analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2013. The analysis has revealed the...

Feb 11, 2014, 06:00 ET

Kaspersky Lab Uncovers "The Mask": One of the Most Advanced Global Cyber-Espionage Operations to Date Due to the Complexity of the Toolset Used by the Attackers

New threat actor: Spanish-speaking attackers targeting government institutions, energy, oil & gas companies and other high-profile victims via...

Feb 11, 2014, 05:58 ET

A Quarter of Parents Fear Their Children Have Been Exposed to Cyber Threats In Past Year

One in five parents fail to monitor their child's online activity More than a quarter (27 per cent) of parents believe their children have been...

Jan 27, 2014, 10:31 ET

Kaspersky Lab Once Again Named a 'Leader' in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

Kaspersky Lab improves its position and is second-furthest for "completeness of vision" in the "Leaders" portion of the Gartner Magic...

Jan 23, 2014, 07:43 ET

Financial Data Leads the Malicious Spam hit List for Third Year in a row

The proportion of spam in email traffic continues to fall - in the last three years the share of unsolicited messages has fallen by 10.7...

Dec 19, 2013, 12:55 ET

Kaspersky Lab Reveals Online Hidden Nasties Behind the Top Toys This Christmas

Web searches for children's toys on top sellers list results in images of drug-taking, gun violence and sex Children searching the web for the...

Dec 13, 2013, 12:32 ET

Christmas Warning: Kaspersky Lab Finds Gamers Attacked 11.7 Million Times in 2013

Just days after the launch of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers across Europe were hit by a...

Dec 02, 2013, 07:56 ET

Kaspersky Lab Triumphs at Marketing Awards

Kaspersky Lab has beaten off competition from some of the biggest technology brands in the world to win both a MiAward (Marketing Industry Awards)...

Nov 28, 2013, 08:35 ET

Experts Predict Mass Attacks on Online Banking Users

Kaspersky Lab has recorded several thousand attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim...

Nov 27, 2013, 13:35 ET

34 Million Christmas Shoppers Prepare to Face the Fraudsters on Cyber Monday

Consumers urged to be more "netwise" as online sales reach pre-Christmas peak - Online fraud has cost UK shoppers £1.5bn since the...

Nov 22, 2013, 13:08 ET

October Spam: Santa, Scams and Sorcery

October saw spammers exploiting the themes of upcoming holidays, the names of well-known telecommunication service providers and the conflict in...