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2014-05-09 08:29:04

BEIJING, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windows XP has been "retired" for a month since Microsoft ended support of the operating system on April 8(th) 2014. The World Authoritative Testing Institute (AV-TEST) recently examined ten anti-virus software solutions to measure their protection capabilities against efforts to exploit Windows XP security vulnerabilities. During the test, Qihoo 360 Internet Security 9 blocked 100% of attacks (54 out of 54)....

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-04-24 08:41:46

ABINGDON, England, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Kaspersky Lab

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 04:22:19

ABINGDON, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's 'Financial cyber threats in 2013' [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792330/Financial_cyber_threats_in_2013_Part_1_phishing ] study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organisations. In 2013, 31.45 per cent of phishing attacks were trading...

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,...

2014-03-24 04:23:47

ABINGDON, England, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab today reveals its Spam analysis for February 2014. It found that many malicious attachments in February's spam came in emails allegedly sent by women who wanted to make new friends in the run-up to Valentine's Day. Some attackers went even further by trying to hook recipients with the promise of explicit photos in archives attached to messages. There were also more conventional malicious mass mailings imitating...

2014-03-20 23:27:00

SMS Tech Solutions and Kaspersky co-host a one hour webinar Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, 1:00 pm (EST). This webinar will address Mobile Malware and how to protect your business. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Regardless of official BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy, employees are doing business on smartphones and tablets. Employees continue to stay connected by accessing company email, participating in online conference calls, or just plugging phones into work computer throughout...

2014-03-14 16:23:49

ABINGDON, England, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from G-Data and BAE Systems recently released information about a persistent cyber espionage operation codenamed Turla (also referred to as Snake or Uroburos). Further to this, Kaspersky Lab's research and analysis team have now found an unexpected connection between Turla and an existing piece of malware known as Agent.BTZ. In 2008, Agent.BTZ infected the local networks of the United States Central Command in...

2014-02-28 12:29:45

ABINGDON, England, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has today published [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792327/Spam_report_January_2014 ] the results of the company's spam monitoring for January 2014. Top 3 stories in January: - Detection of emails claiming to be from the popular WhatsApp messenger for smartphones. The messages stated that an attached archive contained a photo from a "friend". The...


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