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24 Mar, 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...


28 Feb, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


27 Jan, 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...


19 Dec, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


02 Dec, 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)...


28 Nov, 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...


27 Nov, 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...


22 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 2013, 13:05 ET Small Businesses Leave Themselves Exposed to Cyber Threats

Smaller firms fail to recognise the risk posed by cyber threats and online fraud[1], despite the fact latest figures from the Federation of Small...


31 Oct, 2013, 16:30 ET Bogus Bank Emails Leave Brits at Risk

Almost half of us have received bogus emails claiming to come from our bank, warns Kaspersky Lab and Barclays. This leaves thousands at risk of...


15 Oct, 2013, 07:29 ET Kaspersky Lab Climbs up Top Track 250 Leader Board

Kaspersky Lab today announced it has been positioned 52nd in this year's Sunday Times Barclays Top Track 250, a significant increase of 37 places...


26 Sep, 2013, 11:54 ET Kaspersky Lab Discovers "Icefog": a New Cyber-espionage Campaign Focusing on Supply Chain Attacks

Report reveals the emergence of small groups of cyber-mercenaries available for hire to perform surgical hit and run operations Today Kaspersky...


20 Sep, 2013, 13:43 ET Consumers Consider Data More Valuable Than Their Devices

  Newly launched Kaspersky Internet Security - Multi-Device offers one-step protection for cyber attacks aimed at any device More than half...


12 Sep, 2013, 12:34 ET Kaspersky Lab Analyses Active Cyber-Espionage Campaign Primarily Targeting South Korean Entities

Operation's possible North Korean links uncovered Today Kaspersky Lab's security research team published a report that analyses an active...


04 Sep, 2013, 19:01 ET Brits Feel Unsafe on Social Networks yet Still Admit to 'Over-sharing' Info

New Kaspersky Internet Security - Multi-Device: one-step protection for whatever you do on any device Most of us (73 per cent of Europeans) now...


29 Aug, 2013, 07:44 ET Spam in July: Banking Trojans Dominate Malware in E-mail Traffic

According to Kaspersky Lab, the percentage of spam in email traffic in July was up only 0.1 percentage points and averaged at 71.2 per cent....


21 Aug, 2013, 10:23 ET Spam in Q2 2013: More Offices in Danger from Targeted Plausible Fakes

In Q2, the percentage of spam in total email traffic increased by 4.2 per cent from the first quarter of 2013 and came to 70.7 per cent. The...