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Kaspersky Anti-Virus Update Causes Major Headaches
2013-02-06 19:49:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Users of Kaspersky Labs´ anti-virus software were left without access to the Internet after installing a faulty update that was released on Monday. The Russian security firm has since issued a fix for their bad patch, but installing the fix required a few workarounds to access the Internet once more in order to download it. Users running Windows XP first began noticing the problem shortly after the update had been rolled...

2013-01-14 12:28:36

ABINGDON, England, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attackers created unique, highly-flexible malware to steal data and geopolitical intelligence from target victims' computer systems, mobile phones and enterprise network equipment Today Kaspersky Lab published a new research report [http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/785/The_Red_October_Campaign_An_Advanced_Cyber_Espionage_Network_Targeting_Diplomatic_and_Government_Agencies ] which identified an elusive cyber-espionage...

2012-12-17 16:26:34

ABINGDON, England, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Research from Kaspersky Lab shows that tablets, smartphones and laptops are on the Christmas lists of many 55 and over's this year - above books, Christmas jumpers and socks If you thought your granny or grandad would be happy with the traditional pair of socks this Christmas, think again. UK adults 55 and over are tech-savvy, with 41 per cent putting a...

2012-09-25 02:31:18

ABINGDON, England, September 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UK adults would rather save their laptop, tablet computer or smartphone from a house fire over items including antiques, memorable, special letters or jewellery. Yet they fail to protect their prized devices from cybercriminals As we become increasingly reliant on technology in our day to day lives, technology has also entered into the nations hearts with 1 in 5 (21 per cent) UK adults saying...

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2012-08-23 21:24:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Career criminal Willie Sutton never actually said that he robbed banks “because that´s where the money is,” and he actually said, “Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it.” Today´s cyber-criminals don´t create banking malware because they love it; they do it because the malware is aimed at banks and “that´s where the money is.” This week Internet security firm...

2012-06-28 23:02:36

Today is the release of the Kaspersky review and breaking down the pro's and cons of the Kaspersky antivirus and Internet security. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 The Kaspersky review is about an anti-virus program that is designed to protect from a variety of malware which includes, viruses, spamware, adware, and identity theft. It is constantly scanning the computer, in a way that won´t disrupt ones computer´s processing speed, and it also scans all website visits and...

CEO Of Anti-Virus Company Claims Apple Is Ten Years Behind Microsoft
2012-04-27 06:18:36

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com The recent news of the Flashback trojan which is infecting an undetermined number of Macs all over the world is causing some security experts and anti-virus makers to question the Mac´s security systems. In a click-worthy and eye-catching headline, the Computer Business Review quotes CEO Eugene Kaspersky, of his namesake Anti-Virus software company, as saying Apple is “10 years” behind Microsoft on security. According to Kaspersky,...

Stuxnet Virus Has More Relatives Not Yet Deployed
2011-12-29 11:31:13

According to new research from Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab, the Stuxnet virus released on Iran's nuclear program was one of five cyber weapons developed in the same lab. Stuxnet has already been linked to the Duqu data-stealing trojan virus, which could be used on cyber attacks on industrial control systems. The Kaspersky researchers gathered evidence that shows the same platform that was used to build Stuxnet and Duqu was also used to create at least three other pieces...

2011-11-17 06:17:00

LONGMONT, Colo., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebit Inc., the company dedicated to making data protection and full system recovery "ridiculously simple," today announced that its award-winning Rebit 5 backup software has been incorporated into Kaspersky's new Internet Security 2012 Booster Edition, available now in the U.K. through PX Software. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 Booster Edition is a comprehensive computer security suite that provides users with unique, hybrid protection...

2011-06-07 07:57:00

BEIJING, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetQin Mobile Inc. ("NetQin" or "the Company") (NYSE: NQ), a leading provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity applications, has identified a new malware disguised as popular mobile games on Android devices, namely: Mole Attack, Jawbreaker and Five Chess Game. The malware will subscribe to the paid services without user's consent thus resulting in fraudulent charges to users. According to the statistics from NetQin Cloud...