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ShadowPad: How Attackers hide Backdoor in Software used by Hundreds of Large Companies around the World

ShadowPad is one of the largest known supply-chain attacks

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world. When activated, the backdoor allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data. Kaspersky Lab has alerted NetSarang, the vendor of the affected software, and…

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Kaspersky Lab Introduces New Partner Program in Africa to Drive Business Growth for Managed Security Services Providers

The program helps MSPs to address the growing demand for IT security services and enables them to attract new customers in the SMB markets, while satisfying existing customers looking to outsource all IT functions, including security, to a trusted third-party

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has launched a new partner program in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio. The program helps MSPs to address the growing demand for IT security services and enables them to attract…

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Critical infrastructure protection gets a boost with Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy

Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Energy is dedicated to helping energy companies secure every layer of their industrial infrastructure, without impacting on the operational continuity and consistency of technological processes

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has announced the global availability of Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy (https://ICS.Kaspersky.com), a vertical advanced package for energy enterprises, based on Kaspersky Lab’s suite for protection of industrial infrastructure. Modern electrical power grids are complex networks, with integrated automation and control functions. However, because they communicate through…

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Kaspersky Lab: Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware Threat in 2016

These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it impossible to use, but also to secretly install other applications

2016 saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections compared to 2015 – with a total of 8.5 million malicious installations identified. This means that, in the space of just one year, a volume equivalent to 50% of all the malware detected in the previous 11 years (15.77 million in…

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Kaspersky Lab Scoops a Series of Best-in-Class AV-TEST Awards

In recognition of its hundredth AV-TEST certificate, Kaspersky Lab was also given a special award, making it the first company to reach such a landmark

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has come top of the tests in 2016, with a series of “best in class” awards for its endpoint security and small business products in the latest round of reviews by independent IT security institute, AV-TEST. The certifications are testament to Kaspersky Lab’s unique HuMachine approach to…

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Nigerian Users’ Privacy under the Protection of new Kaspersky Internet Security – multi-device

Now users can protect their data from being intercepted during an unsafe Internet connection with the help of Secure Connection

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) announces the availability of the new version of its flagship security solution, Kaspersky Internet Security – multi-device in Nigeria, which provides users with additional opportunities to manage their Internet protection and to ensure the safety of their data. Kaspersky Internet Security – multi-device (http://APO.af/PSUxYu) 2017 is a…

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Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool Available Free of Charge for Businesses

To identify ransomware behaviour patterns and protect Windows-based endpoints, Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business leverages two groundbreaking technologies: Kaspersky Security Network and System Watcher

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has launched Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business – a free software that offers complementary security to protect corporate users from ransomware. To identify ransomware behaviour patterns and protect Windows-based endpoints, Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business leverages two groundbreaking technologies: Kaspersky Security Network and System Watcher [1]. System…

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No More Ransom: Law Enforcement and IT Security Companies Join Forces to Fight Ransomware

A new tool containing 160.000+ keys will help victims to retrieve their data

The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) have joined forces to launch an initiative called No More Ransom, a new step in the cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector to fight ransomware together. No More Ransom (www.NoMoreRansom.org) is a new online portal aimed at informing…

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Kaspersky Lab announces availability in Nigeria of its Advanced Solution to Detect Targeted Attacks

Businesses all over the world, including Nigeria, have become victim to numerous targeted attacks

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has announced a major expansion of its enterprise security product portfolio with a solution designed to detect targeted attacks. The Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform is a premium solution based on the most advanced technology to date that draws on Kaspersky Lab’s expertise in the detection and…

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Kaspersky Lab reveals: 14% of users in Nigeria faced cyberthreats emanating from the Internet, 46% encountered malware that spread in local networks

Exploits for Adobe Flash Player and Internet Explorer are most popular with cybercriminals

In its Q3 IT Threat Evolution report, Kaspersky Lab has published the details of the key security incidents of the quarter. Using statistics from the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), which obtains information from millions of Kaspersky Lab product users in 213 countries, the report sheds light on the increase in…