Latest Kaspersky Lab Stories

Complex Trojan Takes Advantage Of Previously Unknown Android Exploit
2013-06-09 08:45:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Security researchers have discovered a new Trojan program that exploits previously undetected flaws in the Android operating system and utilizes techniques more commonly found in Windows malware to remain undetected as it executes rogue commands on infected mobile devices. The Trojan has been named Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a (Obad.a) by representatives of computer security firm Kaspersky Lab, who has dubbed it the most...

Skype Users Targeted With Bitcoin Malware
2013-04-06 07:28:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new spam message campaign being transmitted via Skype contains malware capable of using an infected computer to mine for Bitcoins, researchers from multi-national security software firm Kaspersky Lab have discovered. Bitcoins, which Lucian Constantin of IDG News Service describes as “a decentralized digital currency” that has seen its popularity soar since the beginning of the year, are generated according to special...

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