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10 Feb, 2016, 18:22 GMT 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 malware...


10 Feb, 2016, 18:20 GMT 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 cybercriminals would...


15 Jan, 2016, 12:22 GMT 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...


11 Dec, 2015, 12:22 GMT Companies Accuse Their Competitors of Staging DDoS Attacks Against Them

According to recent research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, nearly half (48 per cent) of the companies surveyed believe they know the...


11 Dec, 2015, 12:16 GMT Kaspersky Lab on Business Threats: 2015 Saw the Number of Cryptolocker Attacks Double

The tools used by cyber-criminals against businesses in 2015 were different to those used against consumers, according to Kaspersky Lab's review of...


08 Dec, 2015, 11:23 GMT Kaspersky Lab Adds New Layer to Enterprise Protection with Private Security Cloud

Kaspersky Lab today announces the release of a new solution - Kaspersky Private Security Network. Using the network, Kaspersky Lab's products can...


30 Nov, 2015, 16:36 GMT Europeans More Concerned About Protecting Private Parts Than Private Data, Study Shows

- Passwords are like underwear: change often; don't share Despite the growing risk of cyber-attack, 73% of Europeans would rather reveal their online ...


30 Nov, 2015, 14:48 GMT Kaspersky Lab Warns There is No Such Thing as 'Secret Sexting'

Research from Kaspersky Lab unveils a nation of phone snoops, as Brits clamp down on their partners' secrets With the office Christmas party on our...


09 Oct, 2015, 11:21 BST Five More Years Together: Kaspersky Lab Extends Sponsorship of Scuderia Ferrari

Kaspersky Lab, one of the world's fastest-growing cybersecurity companies, is pleased to announce the continuation of its sponsorship contract with...


07 Oct, 2015, 12:18 BST Is Impatience Helping to Trigger Digital Amnesia?

A third of European adults will Google for answers before trying to remember - and 24% will forget what they've found as soon as they've used it In...


03 Sep, 2015, 11:10 BST UK Population Battles With "Privacy Paralysis" as Consumers Feel Overwhelmed by Risks to Online Identity and Data

Kaspersky Lab study reveals three-quarters of consumers feel unable to protect themselves from cyber-threats today UK consumers feel helpless about...


12 Aug, 2015, 14:26 BST Big Protection for Small Business: Kaspersky Small Office Security Gets High Scores in Three of the Latest Tests

Kaspersky Lab's solution for small business has been tested by Dennis Technology Labs, AV-Test and Virus Bulletin and acknowledged to be one of the...


10 Aug, 2015, 17:38 BST "Darkhotel" Cyberespionage Group Boosts Attacks with Exploit Leaked from Hacking Team

Following the public leak of files belonging to Hacking Team - the company known for selling "legal spyware" to some governments and law enforcement...


04 Aug, 2015, 18:10 BST Personal Devices and Corporate Secrets: Only 11% of People Worry about Keeping Work Files Safe on Mobile Devices, Kaspersky Lab Survey Shows

According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab in conjunction with B2B International[1], around half of the consumers surveyed also use their...


14 Jul, 2015, 15:18 BST An 'Encrypted' Encryptor Menaces Gamers: TeslaCrypt 2.0 Conceals its Identity to Demand a $500 Ransom

Most TeslaCrypt infections occur in the USA, Germany and Spain; followed by Italy, France and United Kingdom. Kaspersky Lab has detected curious...


01 Jul, 2015, 16:32 BST UK Population Faces Digital Amnesia as Consumers Struggle to Recall Memories Trusted to Connected Devices

Half of us could phone the house we lived in aged 10, but not our children, the office or even our partners The 'Google Effect', the impact on our...


10 Jun, 2015, 17:41 BST Duqu is Back: Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack on its Corporate Network That Also Hit High Profile Victims in Western Countries, the Middle East and Asia

- Kaspersky Lab uncovers Duqu 2.0 - a highly sophisticated malware platform exploiting up to three zero-day vulnerabilities - Malware infections...


04 Jun, 2015, 17:13 BST Kaspersky Lab Wins at SC Magazine Awards 2015 Europe

Kaspersky Lab has been recognised for its class-leading enterprise software solutions at the European SC Magazine Awards, having fought off...


22 May, 2015, 13:04 BST Kaspersky Lab Triumphs at the Inaugural Inquirer Tech Hero Awards

Kaspersky Total Security for Business named Best Security Product Kaspersky Lab has been crowned winner of the 'Best Security Product' at the...


13 May, 2015, 17:49 BST Spam and Phishing in Q1: New Domains Revitalise Old Spam

The new range of top level domains, launched in January 2015 and intended for use by relevant communities and organisations, has proved irresistible...


12 May, 2015, 13:20 BST Kaspersky Lab Unveils New European Research Centre in London

New research hub central to providing real-time threat intelligence to customers and partners globally Cyberattacks are one of the most likely...


29 Apr, 2015, 15:37 BST Kaspersky Lab Presents a New Version of Kaspersky Small Office Security to Reflect Modern Needs of Small Business

Small businesses are frequently becoming prey for cybercriminals because they generally pay less attention to cybersecurity while housing...


15 Apr, 2015, 17:13 BST Kaspersky Lab Opens Office in Singapore

Kaspersky Lab today announces that it has added Singapore to its ever-expanding worldwide network of offices. The new office is the 34th...


15 Apr, 2015, 16:13 BST The Chronicles of Hellsing: a Spy vs Spy Story

Kaspersky Lab has recorded a rare and unusual example of one cybercriminal attacking another. In 2014, Hellsing, a small and technically unremarkable ...


19 Mar, 2015, 14:48 GMT Kaspersky Lab Promotes Heiner Bredick to B2C Sales Director, Europe

Kaspersky Lab Expands the European-Wide Operations Team and Aligns Itself for Future Growth in the Consumer Market Kaspersky Lab, the world's largest ...