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16 Mar, 2015, 17:55 GMT Kaspersky Phound! Can Be Found on Google Play

Kaspersky Lab presents a new free Android app, a tool which enables users to protect the things that are valuable to them - their mobile devices and...


18 Feb, 2015, 16:47 GMT Hunting Desert Falcons - The First Known Arabic Cyber Espionage Group Attacking Thousands of Victims Globally

Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered Desert Falcons - a cyber espionage group targeting multiple high profile...


17 Feb, 2015, 12:14 GMT Connected Phone, Connected House, Connected Car...Connected Body?

As the Internet of Things evolves and becomes the Internet of Us, security expert Kaspersky Lab has teamed up with Swedish bio-hacking community...


17 Feb, 2015, 09:44 GMT Equation Group: The Crown Creator of Cyber-Espionage

Kaspersky Lab discovers the ancestor of Stuxnet and Flame - powerful threat actor with an absolute dominance in terms of cyber-tools and techniques...


29 Jan, 2015, 11:24 GMT A Single DDoS Attack can Cost a Company More Than $400,000

According to the results of a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, a DDoS attack on a company's online resources might cause...


21 Jan, 2015, 15:13 GMT Careless Sharing: 32 Per Cent Take no Precautions When Letting Others use Their Devices, Kaspersky Lab Discovers

According to a survey jointly executed by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 32 per cent of respondents who share an Internet-enabled device with...


16 Dec, 2014, 12:19 GMT Emerging Threats in the APT World: Predictions for 2015

For several years now, Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has shed light on some of the world's biggest Advanced Persistent...


05 Dec, 2014, 12:21 GMT Complicated Password Rules Diminishing Convenience of Online Shopping

Following the success of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Christmas shopping season is now fully underway, but the online shopping splurge is not...


03 Dec, 2014, 13:53 GMT Kaspersky Lab Presents a New Total Security Solution to Safeguard Digital Lives

Kaspersky Lab today released Kaspersky Total Security - Multi-Device, a security solution for home users that protects Windows, OS X, Android, iOS...


03 Dec, 2014, 13:27 GMT Kaspersky Lab Business Security Solutions Take the Spotlight at 2014 V3 Technology Awards

Kaspersky Lab has hit the top spot once again at the 2014 V3 Technology awards, winning two highly sought after awards: 'Best SMB Security Product'...


24 Nov, 2014, 19:22 GMT 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...


10 Nov, 2014, 13:32 GMT 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 shadows for at...


13 Oct, 2014, 18:01 BST 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...


02 Oct, 2014, 12:40 BST 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 threats,...


01 Oct, 2014, 11:57 BST 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 between the...


05 Sep, 2014, 18:14 BST 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 inviting Internet...


04 Sep, 2014, 17:44 BST 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 be hacked...


02 Sep, 2014, 17:32 BST 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 amount...


13 Aug, 2014, 18:12 BST 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 Sachin...


11 Aug, 2014, 16:26 BST 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 one of the...


18 Jul, 2014, 15:32 BST 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 despite...


03 Jul, 2014, 18:19 BST 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...


03 Jul, 2014, 18:16 BST 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 that ...


03 Jul, 2014, 12:00 BST 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...


16 Jun, 2014, 13:45 BST 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...