Kaspersky Lab

Malicious crypto-currency mining is a bigger threat than ransomware

The crypto gold rush is driven by the use of unlicensed software and content, says Kaspersky Lab.


Kaspersky Lab discovers connected electric car charger vulnerabilities

Researchers at the company found EV chargers supplied by a major vendor carried vulnerabilities that could be exploited by threat actors.

Dec 10, 2018

Cyber thieves employ new tricks to rob banks

The attacks, dubbed DarkVishnya, all use an unknown device directly connected to the target's local network, says Kaspersky Lab.

Nov 20, 2018

CISOs in Africa stuck in 'vicious cycle of risk'

Despite the negative impact of a cyber attack, only 26% of global IT security leaders surveyed are members of the board at their respective businesses.

Oct 16, 2018

Octopus Trojan disguises itself as Telegram messenger

Kaspersky has identified cyber-espionage attacks aimed at Central Asian diplomatic organisations.

Sep 26, 2018

Crypto-mining USB infections on the rise

Most USB devices can be converted to provide hidden storage compartments that could be used for the removal of stolen data, says Kaspersky Lab.

Sep 17, 2018

Mobile banking Trojan Asacub hits 40 000 per day

Asacub has held the leading position among mobile banking Trojans for the past year, says Kaspersky Lab.

Sep 17, 2018

Kaspersky debuts $10 000 cyber security contest

Students and young professionals are invited to join Secur'IT CUP and help solve complex cyber security issues.

Sep 11, 2018

LuckyMouse uses legitimate certificate to sign malware

The malware enables the criminals to execute all common tasks, as well as intercept network traffic, says Kaspersky Lab.


Attacks on industrial control systems increase

Most threats come via the Internet, which has become the main source of infection for industrial control system computers, says Kaspersky Lab.

Sep 3, 2018

Rise in multifunctional botnets

Botnet ownership is expensive, and to make a profit, criminals must be able to use each and every opportunity to get money out of malware, says Kaspersky Lab.

Aug 27, 2018

WASPA refines code of conduct to protect consumers

The wireless services consumer watchdog updates its code of conduct to address the mobile risks posed by malware and ransomware.

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