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2014-04-17 16:29:19

ABINGDON, England, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.com ] has today announced its latest virtualisation security solution, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Light Agent [http://www.kaspersky.com/business-security/virtualization ]. The product delivers advanced protection to not only the VMware platform, which accounts for 47 per cent of the market[1], but now also the Citrix (18 per cent) and Microsoft (24 per cent) platforms. The new...

2014-04-07 04:22:16

ABINGDON, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map [http://cybermap.kaspersky.com ] that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of threats displayed include malicious objects detected during on-access and on-demand scans, email and web antivirus detections, as well as objects identified by vulnerability and intrusion detection sub-systems. In today's world of cyberthreats,...

2014-02-27 04:20:42

ABINGDON, England, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab experts have today published the results of their analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2013 [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792326/Mobile_Malware_Evolution_2013 ]. The analysis has revealed the following figures for 2013: - Nearly 145,000 new malicious programs for mobile devices were detected in 2013, which is more than three times the previous year's figure...

2014-02-11 08:35:17

ABINGDON, England, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 exposed to online risks, such as accessing inappropriate content or cyber bullying in the past 12 months, according to a Kaspersky Lab study[1]. Despite this, research to mark Safer Internet Day taking place on 11th February, has found that one in five parents (22...

2013-12-13 12:26:25

ABINGDON, England, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 massive number of attacks in 2013. Currently Kaspersky Lab knows 4.6 million pieces of gaming focused malware, with the total number of attacks facing gamers hitting 11.7 million globally. On average, users were hit by 34,000 attacks related to gaming malware daily. With...

2013-12-02 08:36:06

ABINGDON, England, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has beaten off competition from some of the biggest technology brands in the world to win both a MiAward (Marketing Industry Awards) and B2B Marketing Award for the global B2B campaign 'See it. Control it. Protect it. With Kaspersky, now you can.' The company was up against the likes of ATOS and Fujistu to win the Best Technology B2B Marketing Strategy award in the MiAwards and against VMware and Canon to...

2013-11-28 08:23:49

ABINGDON, England, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has recorded several thousand attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack "any bank in any country". The Neverquest Trojan banker supports almost every trick used to bypass online banking security systems, including web injection, remote system access and social engineering. Due to the Trojan's self-replication capabilities, Kaspersky Lab is...

2013-11-27 16:27:05

ABINGDON, England, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers urged to be more "netwise" as online sales reach pre-Christmas peak - Online fraud has cost UK shoppers GBP1.5bn since the last festive season - Four million online fraud victims in the UK a year with an average loss of GBP371 - Barclays and Kaspersky Lab urge 33.6m online shoppers to be "netwise" this Christmas As Christmas shopping frenzy Cyber...

2013-11-07 12:31:36

ABINGDON, England, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Businesses suggest cybercrime is costing them more than GBP785 million a year. This relaxed attitude to cyber threats puts the future of these businesses in danger as further research from Gartner reveals that 50 per cent of businesses that suffer disruption from data loss can go...

2013-10-31 16:30:08

ABINGDON, England, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half of us have received bogus emails claiming to come from our bank, warns Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ] and Barclays [http://www.barclays.co.uk ]. This leaves thousands at risk of cyber-fraud, as fraudsters will often use fake notifications from banks in order to trick consumers into handing over account details - and subsequently access to their money. According to a Kaspersky Lab study, 47 per...