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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...

ISS Not Infected With Stuxnet Virus
2013-11-13 12:09:42

[ Watch the Video: No Stuxnet On The ISS, But It Could Happen ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A false news report is floating around that the International Space Station (ISS) was infected by the Stuxnet virus. A handful of media outlets have incorrectly reported that the Stuxnet virus, which became famous for sabotaging the Iranian uranium program, has been unleashed on the space station. The space station has a network of computers that help to run everything...

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...

2013-10-15 08:36:41

ABINGDON, England, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ] today announced it has been positioned 52nd in this year's Sunday Times Barclays Top Track 250, a significant increase of 37 places from its listing in 2012. This jump up the league table of the UK's leading mid-market private companies is testament to Kaspersky Lab's impressive sales performance over the past year. This growth has most recently been driven by significant...

2013-09-26 12:32:20

ABINGDON, England, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Report reveals the emergence of small groups of cyber-mercenaries available for hire to perform surgical hit and run operations Today Kaspersky Lab's [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ] research team published a new report on the discovery of 'Icefog', a small yet energetic APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) group that focuses on targets in South Korea and Japan, hitting the supply chain for Western companies. The operation...

2013-09-20 16:25:50

ABINGDON, England, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly launched Kaspersky Internet Security - Multi-Device offers one-step protection for cyber attacks aimed at any device More than half (56 per cent) of us consider our data to be more valuable than the device or computer it is stored on, according to Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ]. Its international study of consumers[1] found that one in ten consumers (10 per cent) would go as far as to hire an...

2013-09-12 12:34:30

ABINGDON, England, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation's possible North Korean links uncovered Today Kaspersky Lab's security research team published a report that analyses an active cyber-espionage campaign primarily targeting South Korean think-tanks. This campaign, named Kimsuky, is limited and highly targeted. According to technical analysis, attackers were interested in targeting eleven organisations based in South Korea and two entities in China...

2013-09-04 20:23:18

ABINGDON, England, September 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Kaspersky Internet Security - Multi-Device: one-step protection for whatever you do on any device Most of us (73 per cent of Europeans) now use more than one device to access social networks, even though an overwhelming three quarters consider social media to be unsafe, according to Kaspersky Lab. Its international survey[i] of consumers found that as many as 17 per cent of Brits confess to "sharing more than I...