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Nov 24, 2014, 14:22 ET

Regin: A Malicious Platform Capable Of Spying on GSM Networks

Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin - the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:32 ET

Kaspersky Lab Sheds Light on "Darkhotels", Where Business Executives Fall Prey to an Elite Spying Crew

Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team experts have researched the "Darkhotel" espionage campaign, which has lurked in the...

Oct 13, 2014, 13:01 ET

Kaspersky Lab Climbs Up Top Track 250 Leader Board

Kaspersky Lab today announced it has been positioned 44th in this year's Sunday Times Barclays Top Track 250, an increase of eight places from its...

Oct 02, 2014, 07:40 ET

Reality of Rising DDoS Attacks Sees European Businesses Take Action to Reduce Financial and Reputational Impact

Almost a quarter of European companies (23 per cent) consider DDoS (Distributed-Denial-of-Service) attacks one of their top three business...

Oct 01, 2014, 06:57 ET

Kaspersky Lab Broadens Co-operation With Both INTERPOL and Europol

Kaspersky Lab has signed an agreement with INTERPOL and a memorandum of understanding with Europol to extend the scope of co-operation...

Sep 05, 2014, 13:14 ET

Kaspersky Lab and Mensa Help You Train Your Alertness in Global Think Test

Sanity and reason are still best weapons against cyberthreats but people act against them too often  Kaspersky Lab and Mensa are...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:44 ET

Two-thirds of Mobile Phone Users Unaware They Could be Spied on Through the Camera While Having Sex, Study Shows

  Kaspersky Lab survey reveals 83 per cent of UK adults never turn connected devices off and 62 per cent don't know the camera function can...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:32 ET

Spam in July: Hot Weather Nurtures Financial Phishing

Although it's the height of summer and most businesses are in a natural lull, Kaspersky Lab's experts reported a substantial increase in the...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:12 ET

Kaspersky Lab in Association With Mensa Launch the Global Think Test Supported by Ambassador Scuderia Ferrari

Kaspersky Lab and Mensa are inviting Internet users to take part in very special challenge over the summer  with the help of cricket legend...

Aug 11, 2014, 11:26 ET

The Epic Snake: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Turla Cyber-espionage Campaign

The "Epic" operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign  Turla, also known as Snake or Uroburos is...

Jul 18, 2014, 10:32 ET

Heads in the Sand: Small Businesses Convinced a Cyber-attack Will Never Happen to Them

One in three micro-firms helpless in the face of cybercrime  Small businesses in the UK are woefully unprepared for an IT security breach...

Jul 03, 2014, 13:19 ET

Kaspersky Lab Gets Into Gear for the British Grand Prix

Ahead of the British Grand Prix 2014 this weekend at Silverstone, Kaspersky Lab is bringing the Ferrari experience to the Paddington Central...

Jul 03, 2014, 13:16 ET

The Miniduke Attacks are Back in Force

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered that the old style Miniduke implants from 2013 are still around and are being used in active campaigns...

Jul 03, 2014, 07:00 ET

Spam in May: an Education in Fake Notifications

The percentage of spam in email traffic in May averaged 69.8 per cent - 1.3 percentage points less than the previous month. May saw numerous mass...

Jun 16, 2014, 08:45 ET

Kaspersky Lab Detects Mobile Trojan Svpeng: Financial Malware with Ransomware Capabilities now Targeting U.S. Users

Although the GameOver Zeus botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration. First, the two...

May 29, 2014, 09:22 ET

The Trojan Matryoshka: April's Malicious Spam

Malicious attachments in April came disguised as e-greetings and notifications about faxes. In the case of the former, alleged Easter greetings...

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...