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The future of cyber security

The future of cyber security

The cyber security is always evolving and you, as a business or as a consumer, need to be ready to adapt to the new technologies, regulations and strategies that will help to develop a safer and more secure internet.

Dissecting the Chrome Extension Facebook malware

Dissecting the Chrome Extension Facebook malware

The Facebook malware that spread last week was dissected in a collaboration with Kaspersky Lab and Detectify. We were able to get help from the involved companies and cloud services to quickly shut down parts of the attack to mitigate it as fast as possible.  

Introducing WhiteBear

Introducing WhiteBear

As a part of our Kaspersky APT Intelligence Reporting subscription, customers received an update in mid-February 2017 on some interesting APT activity that we called WhiteBear. It is a parallel project or second stage of the Skipper Turla cluster of activity documented in another private report. Like previous Turla activity, WhiteBear leverages compromised websites and hijacked satellite connections for command and control (C2) infrastructure.  

Jimmy Nukebot: from Neutrino with love

Jimmy Nukebot: from Neutrino with love

In one of our previous articles, we analyzed the NeutrinoPOS banker as an example of a constantly evolving malware family. A week after publication, this Neutrino modification delivered up a new malicious program classified by Kaspersky Lab as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Jimmy.  

Spam and phishing in Q2 2017

Spam and phishing in Q2 2017

In Q2 2017, the average share of spam in global email traffic amounted to 56.97%, which was only 1.07 p.p. more than in the previous quarter. One of the most notable events of this quarter – the WannaCry epidemic – did not go unnoticed by spammers: numerous mass mailings contained offers of assistance in combating the ransomware.  

IT threat evolution Q2 2017

IT threat evolution Q2 2017

The threat from ransomware continues to grow. Between April 2016 and March 2017, we blocked ransomware on the computers of 2,581,026 Kaspersky Lab customers. In May, we saw the biggest ransomware epidemic in history, called WannaCry.  

The return of Mamba ransomware

The return of Mamba ransomware

At the end of 2016, there was a major attack against San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency. The attack was done using Mamba ransomware. 

What makes identity-driven security the new age firewall

What makes identity-driven security the new age firewall

Propelled by the need to provide a holistic, identity-driven protection, Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility & Security solutions (EM&S) stitches in intuitive security on a future-ready platform. What takes the cake though, is that it ensures productivity without compromising on user privilege.

Cybersecurity in healthcare: It's just not enough

Cybersecurity in healthcare: It's just not enough

A recent finding revealed that Indian healthcare companies are spending less than 6 percent of the total IT budget on cybersecurity. Given the spate of recent cybersecurity attacks bringing the industry to its knees, is the healthcare sector a sitting duck for cyber thugs?

BSides Denver 2017

BSides Denver 2017

A fine local gathering with talks on advanced social engineering, APT herding, securing smart cities and more, with quality content.

SSL certificate is a must for websites

SSL certificate is a must for websites

A consumer would need every possible argument to ensure that his security when performing a transaction is guaranteed hence he has to be cautious when deciding on the SSL certificate provider.

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