Displaying items by tag: Kasperksy Lab

The use of remote administration tools to monitor, control and maintain industrial control systems is adding to their attack surface, while simultaneously increasing the ability of attackers to mask malicious activity and increase the difficulty of attribution, a study claims.

Published in Security

Moves to impose more sanctions on Kaspersky Lab by the US are being held up by dissenting government voices that fear it may set a precedent for other countries to act in a similar manner.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Kaspersky Lab has taken resort to the American legal system again, in its bid to get the ban on its products, promulgated by the Department of Homeland Security in September, rescinded.

Published in Security

In October, the three biggest mainstream newspapers in the US carried stories about Kaspersky Lab that effectively ensured there would be no second thoughts about the company's deals with the US Government. Examined carefully, these stories are short on essential detail. They are full of holes.

Published in Open Sauce

Russian hackers who are claimed to have gained access to NSA secrets on the home computer of one of the agency's staff may have done so after the man's computer was infected by malware via a key generator for producing pirated licence keys for Microsoft Office.

Published in Security

Under pressure after a series of articles in the US press made various claims about its links to Russian state authorities this week, security firm Kaspersky Lab appears to be reluctant to dismiss the allegations out of hand.

Published in Security
Friday, 13 October 2017 11:24

Staples third US retailer to join Kaspersky ban

American multinational office supplies retailer Staples has become the third big chain in the country to pull Kaspersky Lab software from its shelves.

Published in Security
Thursday, 31 August 2017 09:05

Kaspersky Lab has patent troll on the run

Kaspersky Lab has put paid to the claims of a patent troll by going on the offensive and ultimately managing to force the troll to pay to end a lawsuit.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 31 July 2017 12:10

Huawei mum after second rebuff by Australia

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei appears to be adopting a policy of saying nothing about its second rebuff by Australia, this time over an undersea cable between Honiara and Sydney.

Published in Open Sauce

Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky's offer to allow the US government to inspect the source code of his products will not ensure it is free of malicious functions, according to an analysis posted by Rendition Infosec, a security company founded and run by ex-NSA employee Jake Williams.

Published in Government Tech Policy




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