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Supply chain nightmare: Threat actors could use third-party software to gain entry into enterprises - Kaspersky Lab’s Threat Predictions for 2018

Other hard-to-block attacks, such as those involving high-end mobile malware are also set to rise as attackers resort to new tricks to breach increasingly well protected targets

In the coming year, the world will see more legitimate software being poisoned by groups targeting wider victim profiles and geographies, with the added advantage that such attacks are extremely hard to spot and mitigate, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Targeted Threat Predictions for 2018. Other hard-to-block attacks, such as those…

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Trust First: Kaspersky Lab Launches its Global Transparency Initiative; Will Provide Source Code – Including Updates – for a Third-party Review; Will Open Three Transparency Centers Worldwide

The Global Transparency Initiative is part of Kaspersky Lab’s ongoing commitment to assuring the integrity and trustworthiness of its products in service of its corporate mission: protecting customers from cyberthreats

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) is announcing the launch of its Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats, regardless of their origin or purpose. With this Initiative, Kaspersky Lab will engage the broader information security community and other stakeholders in validating and verifying the trustworthiness…

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INTERPOL and Kaspersky Lab strengthen partnership with new threat intelligence exchange agreement

The aim is for Kaspersky Lab to share information about its cyberthreat research that can help with full digital forensics to stop cybercriminals in their tracks

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.com) has reiterated its commitment to global collaboration in the fight against cybercrime by signing a threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL. The legal framework is designed to facilitate and develop cooperation between Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL by sharing threat intelligence data on the latest cybercriminal activities, wherever…

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Kaspersky Lab Introduces Next Generation Consumer Line-up, Coupled with Kaspersky Free Antivirus

The latest versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security are designed to protect the modern household, helping people care for their connected devices and every aspect of their digital lives

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has launched updated versions of its consumer flagship products. The updated Kaspersky Internet Security ensures even better protection against ransomware, is able to protect Mac computers while using public Wi-Fi networks and also offers an extra layer of protection with a secret code for Android users to…

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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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Securing Privacy Online: Kaspersky Lab Presents Standalone VPN for Macs and PCs

Kaspersky Lab has introduced Secure Connection in Nigeria, a solution for encrypting traffic on Windows and Mac computers

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has introduced Secure Connection in Nigeria, a solution for encrypting traffic on Windows and Mac computers. Based on VPN technology, it automatically enables encryption when the risk of data interception is most dangerous for the user, for example, when connecting to public Wi-Fi or using online banking…

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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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Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

According to Kaspersky Lab records, from December 2015, malware samples relating to Lazarus group activity appeared in financial institutions, casinos software developers for investment companies and crypto-currency businesses

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has published the results of its more-than-year-long investigation into the activity of Lazarus – a notorious hacking group allegedly responsible for the theft of 81 million dollars from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016. During the forensic analysis of artefacts left by the group in South-East…

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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…