Displaying items by tag: Kaspersky Lab

Schematics for Apple's presumed 2021 MacBook designs, along with those of other tech companies that Quanta manufactures devices for, have been stolen in a ransomware attack by the REvil group, and a senior security researcher at Kaspersky explains what is going on.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 10:32

Cyble hires Mitrokhin for regional role

Threat intelligence provider Cyble has appointed Maxim Mitrokhin to the role of regional sales director (SEA, GRC, Korea and Japan) and channel (APAC).

Published in People Moves

From "Kaspersky Lab" to "Kaspersky", the company has been protecting its customers for more than two decades, and has transformed from anti-virus vendor to a global security leader where in today's world, the sky's no longer the limit.

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The arrest of three members of a cyber crime gang known as FIN7 in August last year, who were then indicted in the US over charges of using malware to steal millions of credit and debit card numbers which they then either used or sold, has not prevented the group from continuing its malicious activities.

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Six additional companies, apart from Taiwan-based PC maker ASUS, were targeted by the ShadowHammer supply chain attack which was reported last month by the security firm Kaspersky Lab.

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A sophisticated nation-state framework that was discovered by Kaspersky Lab in the western autumn of 2018 has only one known victim to date — a diplomatic entity in Central Asia — leading to the suspicion that it may be an American-backed threat actor that Kaspersky Lab wants to avoid profiling in detail.

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The US-Israel nation-state hacking partnership that created Stuxnet, the malware used to cripple Iran's nuclear program, lasted much longer than was known earlier, researchers from Chronicle Security, a sister company of Google, claim.

Published in Security

ANALYSIS Predicting the future is generally a game for mugs but it is possible to say with a high degree of certainty that there will be no details of any American advanced persistent threats or APTs unveiled during Kaspersky Lab's annual Security Analyst Summit that kicks off in Singapore on Monday.

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A researcher from Kaspersky Lab says the company found 58.847 users who had a stalkerware application — a commercial version of spyware — installed on their Android phones or tablets in 2018, according to analysis of data collected from those who had Kaspersky anti-virus software running on their devices.

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Ahead of its annual Security Analyst Summit which begins in Singapore next Monday, security firm Kaspersky Lab has upgraded its security app for Android so that it will detect common commercial apps that are known to be spying on users.

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Game of Thrones is the most widely used among downloaded TV shows to spread Windows malware, the security firm Kaspersky Lab claims, using data obtained from its Kaspersky Security Network to come to this conclusion.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 09:55

ASUS Live Update security issues known in 2016

Security issues with the ASUS Live Update utility, which is claimed to have been used in a supply chain attack by a nation-state, were highlighted as far back as 2016, with a security analysis of OEM updaters by three researchers from the firm Duo Security slamming the Taiwan-based firm over its lax approach to updating.

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Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab claims to have uncovered a sophisticated supply chain attack which used the live update utility that comes on hardware made by ASUS, the fifth largest PC supplier which is based in Taiwan, with the attack having taken place between June and November 2018.

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The investigation into the attack on the networks of the Australian Parliament and the three main political parties — Liberal, Labor and National — is ongoing and the Australian Signals Directorate says it can offer no comment on it now.

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Security firm Kaspersky Lab has lodged an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service protesting the App Store policy that has resulted in it being forced to remove its Kaspersky Safe Kids for iOS app from the store.

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Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is unlikely to win the case it has filed against the US Government, given that the latter generally wraps any action it takes against foreign companies in the mantle of national security.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 11:02

Huawei plans to sue US Govt over equipment ban

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies plans to follow in the steps of Russian security outfit Kaspersky Lab and sue the US Government over its ban on federal agencies using the company's products.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Threats to users of adult websites have decreased in 2018, compared to the previous year, with 650,000 users facing attacks from online resources, a drop of 36% from 2017 when more than a million attacks were recorded, a study claims.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:23

Kaspersky 2018 global revenue grew despite US campaign

Despite the US campaign against it and a subsequent big drop in North American business, Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab says it has increased its global revenue for calendar 2018 to US$726 million, a 4% year-on-year increase.

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With the romantically phished well-known for losing money and ending up heartbroken, what is the latest 2019 security advice to ensure you're not next on the hook?

Published in Home Tech

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