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10 May, 2017, 08:37 ET Data Detox: Kaspersky Lab Helps Businesses Achieve Good Data Health, in Advance of GDPR Deadline

With just over a year to go until businesses within the EU must become compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Kaspersky...


20 Mar, 2017, 09:35 ET Cybersecurity Skills in Crisis: Kaspersky Lab and Royal Holloway University Host 'Cyber Day' to Promote Cyber Awareness

Kaspersky Lab and Royal Holloway University join forces to host 'Cyber Day' to enthuse young people about entering cybersecurity careers The IT...


03 Mar, 2017, 11:36 ET Kaspersky Lab Retains Secure Testing Top Spot in its Annual TOP3 Metric

Kaspersky Lab has continued to outperform the competition in its TOP3 metric for Internet security, achieving the top spot for the fourth year in...


03 Mar, 2017, 11:21 ET Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-user Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware Threat in 2016

2016 saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections compared to 2015 - with a total of 8.5 million malicious installations identified....


20 Jan, 2017, 07:48 ET Setting a Bad Example: Children Unimpressed by Parents' Online Behaviour

Social media gives us the freedom to communicate with our loved ones, whenever and wherever we want. However, this freedom comes at a cost:...


09 Dec, 2016, 09:49 ET Can Blockchain Technology Secure Digital Voting Systems

Kaspersky Lab challenged 19 universities with protecting e-Voting from cyberattacks in competition; awards three top finalists Kaspersky Lab...


25 Nov, 2016, 12:53 ET Kaspersky Lab Takes the Accolade for its Business Security Solutions at 2016 V3 Technology Awards

Kaspersky Lab has been crowned a champion once again at the 2016 V3 Technology Awards, winning the highly sought after 'Best Business Security...


27 Oct, 2016, 09:23 ET Kaspersky Lab Raises Alarm Over Critical Cybersecurity Skills Shortage, Says Youth can Bridge Gap - if Industry Lets it

Tech-savvy youth could plug a widening skills gap as employers seek to combat the growing threat of cybercrime and avert mass disruption to...


17 Oct, 2016, 12:52 ET 'No More Ransom' Goes Global: Another 13 Police Forces Join The Fight Against Ransomware

More Than 2,500 Victims Were Able to Decrypt Their Data, With More Than One Million Dollars Already Saved, Thanks to the Global Initiative...


04 Oct, 2016, 11:35 ET Kaspersky Lab Storms up Top Track 250 2016 Leader Board

Kaspersky Lab today announced it has been positioned 25th in this year's Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, an increase of 24 places from...


02 Sep, 2016, 10:52 ET Kaspersky Lab Presents New Versions of its Flagship Consumer Security Solutions With Enhanced Data Protection Features

Kaspersky Lab has Presented the new Versions of its Flagship Security Solutions Kaspersky Internet Security And Kaspersky Total Security, Which...


02 Sep, 2016, 08:03 ET Advanced Security, Simple Management: Kaspersky Lab Empowers SMBs With its New Business Solution

Kaspersky Lab Announces a new Software-as-a-Service Solution That will Provide Small and Medium-sized Businesses With Multi-layered IT Security -...


02 Sep, 2016, 07:12 ET UK Reliance on Digital Devices Triggers an Adaptation in Human Behaviour

A Third of People Admit Digital Devices are an Extension of Their Brain, Sparking Concerns About the Security of our Memories  The digital...


13 Jun, 2016, 08:11 ET Kaspersky Lab Takes top Award at SC Magazine Awards Europe 2016

Kaspersky Lab has been named a winner at the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2016 collecting the award for 'Best Enterprise Security Solution' for a...


31 May, 2016, 05:17 ET Charging Mobile Devices Could Put Data at Risk

Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a...


18 May, 2016, 13:09 ET ATM is a New Skimmer: Crooks Bring ATMs on Their Side

A Russian-Speaking Skimer Group Forces ATMs to Assist Them in Stealing Users Money. Discovered in 2009, Skimer was the First Malicious Program to...


28 Apr, 2016, 12:43 ET Forget Multi-tasking: Study Shows Those who Type Don't Listen

Global Kaspersky Lab Study Reveals the Risk of Digital Dependency at Work   A new study commissioned by Kaspersky Lab shows that employees...


09 Mar, 2016, 12:34 ET Kaspersky Launches 'IT Health Check' to Help Businesses Assess Their Cyber Defences

Kaspersky Lab has today announced the launch of its IT Health Check tool, an online questionnaire designed to assess the state of companies'...


09 Mar, 2016, 12:33 ET Kaspersky Lab Announces its Advanced Solution to Detect Targeted Attacks and a New Range of Security Intelligence Services

- Delivering Security Intelligence as a Technology and as a Service  Kaspersky Lab today announced a major expansion of its enterprise...


09 Mar, 2016, 12:29 ET Kaspersky Lab Protection Goes Wearable: New Kaspersky Internet Security for Android Managed via Smartwatch

Kaspersky Lab unveils a new version of Kaspersky Internet Security for Android that, in addition to offering improved performance speed and...


11 Feb, 2016, 07:54 ET Kaspersky Lab Exposes the Poseidon Group: A Commercial Malware Boutique Operating on Land, Air and Sea

First ever publicly-known Brazilian Portuguese-speaking campaign targeting financial institutions as well as telecommunications, manufacturing,...


10 Feb, 2016, 13:28 ET Is Your Teenager a Hacker?

Kaspersky Lab urges parents to question their teen's online habits ahead of Safer Internet Day 2016  Research by Kaspersky Lab to mark...


10 Feb, 2016, 13:22 ET Adwind: Malware-as-a-Service Platform That Hit More Than 400,000 Users and Organisations Globally

Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has published extensive research on the Adwind RAT,  a cross-platform, multifunctional...


10 Feb, 2016, 13:20 ET Carbanak and Beyond: Banks Face New Attacks

Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist  A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that...


15 Jan, 2016, 07:22 ET Hunting a Zero-Day: How Kaspersky Lab Discovered a Dangerous Vulnerability in a Web Technology using Curiosity, Public Information and Unique Protection Technologies

Kaspersky Lab has discovered a zero-day vulnerability in Silverlight, a web technology used to display multimedia content. The vulnerability would...