Displaying items by tag: Kaspersky

Russian security firm Kaspersky is facing a fresh probe into its anti-virus software, which has been stepped up since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a report claims.

Published in Technology Regulation

Russian security products vendor Kaspersky has been added to the US Covered List which includes foreign companies that are considered to pose "an unacceptable risk to US national security".

Published in Security

Security researchers have been urged to send reports of any bugs they find directly to the companies affected after the bug bounty firm HackerOne cut off payments to Ukrainian researchers for a while after their country was invaded by Russia.

Published in Security

A warning by the German Federal Office of Information Security against the use of Kaspersky products had no technical advice or objective evidence to back it up, the chief executive of the Russian security firm says.

Published in Security

The German Federal Office for Information Security [German acronym BSI] has recommended that users replace anti-virus software made by Russian vendor Kaspersky with other products, a warning that the company has dismissed as being driven by political considerations.

Published in Security
Friday, 11 March 2022 19:55

Kaspersky denies rumours of source code leak

Russian security vendor Kaspersky has denied rumours that the source code of its products have been leaked, with the denial coming in the wake of the leak of source code from Samsung's Galaxy devices.

Published in Security

In what is an unusual turn of events, a Chinese security firm has revealed details about malware that it says emanated from the portals of the US National Security Agency.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 18 February 2022 09:03

Lee leads Kaspersky in APAC

Security vendor Kaspersky has promoted Sandra Lee to the role of APAC managing director.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 09:02

Kaspersky adds Leader to distribution network

Security vendor Kaspersky has added Leader to its ANZ distributor lineup to expand its reach in the region.

Published in CHANNEL NEWS

The discovery of a way to spoof an IP address over TCP and a method to send requests to closed ports in a communications service network could both be potential vectors for a spate of DDoS attacks in future, the cyber security firm Kaspersky says.

Published in Security

Microsoft claims to have detected what it characterises as nation-state activity by an adversary it calls Nobelium — the SolarWinds attackers who are also known as APT29 and Cozy Bear — trying to gain access to customers of multiple cloud providers, including itself.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 09:33

Microsoft patches 71 flaws, including one zero-day

Seventy-one flaws have been patched in Microsoft's products, the company announced on Tuesday, the monthly Patch Tuesday.

Published in Security

Researchers have published details of what they claim is a Chinese-speaking nation-state actor which has been targeting a number of south-east Asian countries for more than a year, using vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange as an entry point. The campaign has been given the name GhostEmperor.

Published in Security

Global cyber security firm Kaspersky claims to have discovered a new backdoor it has named Tomiris which shows signs of being connected to the same actor behind the attacks on SolarWinds which were revealed last year.

Published in Security

Global security firm Kaspersky has found the FinFisher spyware has added a new target to its arsenal and uses a UEFI bootkit to infect victims.

Published in Security

Global security firm Kaspersky has revealed that targeted attacks against a number of companies, which it noticed in April, initially used a vulnerability in Google's Chrome browser and then linked this to two zero-days in the Microsoft Windows 10 kernel.

Published in Security

In what appears to be a first, a CIA-bankrolled threat intelligence firm has set up a "tech news" outlet to spread its wares.

Published in Open Sauce

The head of security firm Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team, Costin Raiu, says in 2019 more than 70 security companies were given samples of malware that was created by the CIA.

Published in Security

The biographical drama Judas and the Black Messiah has won one Oscar already at the ongoing ceremony, but the film also has another less better-known achievement: it was used to spread the most malicious files among the films up for Oscar contention.

Published in Security

Microsoft has issued patches for four remotely-exploitable vulnerabilities in its Exchange Server product, a little more than a month after the company warned of four zero-day exploits being used to attack the application.

Published in Security

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