MENU

Security
Category

Sergey Novikov, Deputy Director of GReAT (image: supplied)

Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

April 23, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, Hungary, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) specialists and invited IT-security...

Read More
Sergey Novikov, Deputy Director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis team (image: Charlie Fripp)

Nigeria hosts 3% of malicious content

April 22, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

International anti-virus, online security and cybercrime expert Kaspersky Lab kicked off their annual Security Analyst Summit in Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday morning. With a focus on Middle East, Turkey and Africa, the summit is being held in Hungary as the...

Kaspersky Lab conducted research into the evolution of IT threats in 2013 (image: Charlie Fripp)

Africa: Cyber threats by numbers

April 22, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab, an international IT and Online security company, conducted research into the evolution of IT threats in 2013 using information from their Kaspersky Security Network cloud service. From the results, the cyber security company found that Middle...

McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises

April 14, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

End of support for Windows XP which was scheduled for April 8 has exposed many businesses to security breaches as vulnerabilities are made public, but patches are no longer available. Any vulnerabilities found in Windows XP will not be fixed by a security...

Kaspersky Lab has obtained a patent for a method of detecting malware that has been masked by rootkits (image: Charlie Fripp)

Kaspersky Lab obtains patent for detecting malware

April 9, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab has obtained a patent for a method of detecting malware that has been masked by rootkits – special programmes capable of altering the outcomes of system functions. Patent no. 8677492 issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office describes...

Kaspersky Lab has obtained a patent for a method of detecting malware that has been masked by rootkits (image: Charlie Fripp)

Kaspersky gains patent for cloud protection

April 4, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab has announced that it has obtained a patent for a method of protecting cloud services used by antivirus solution developers to more effectively combat cyber-threats and prevent the illegitimate use of cloud services by cybercriminals. Patent no....

Sergey Lozhkin, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab (image: Kaspersky Lab)

One third of all phishing attacks aimed at stealing money

April 3, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

According to the data collected for Kaspersky Lab’s study Financial cyber threats in 2013, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial...

McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

March 31, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee,...

Sergey Lozhkin, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab (image: Kaspersky Lab)

“Hidden” internet growing rapidly

March 26, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Everyday millions of internet users blissfully surf their Facebook pages, post updates on Twitter or search for recipes online. Many use search engines such as Google or Yahoo to navigate their way around the millions of websites on offer – but there is a...

Tatyana Shcherbakova, Senior Spam Analyst at Kaspersky Lab (image: Kaspersky Lab)

Most spam in February targeted Valentine’s Day

March 26, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

According to Kaspersky Lab, a large portion of malicious attachments in February’s spam came in emails allegedly sent by women who wanted to make new friends in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. Some attackers went even further by trying to entice...