Posts Tagged ‘cyber-espionage’

  • Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category of organisation was still social networking sites (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Top cyber-espionage operation uncovered

    February 11, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab’s security research team has announced the discovery of “The Mask” (aka Careto), an advanced Spanish-language speaking threat actor that has been involved in global cyber-espionage operations since at least 2007. What makes The Mask...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s Costin G. Raiu, the Director of Global Research and Analysis (image: Kaspersky)

    Kaspersky Lab exposes Icefog cyber-espionage campaign

    September 27, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab’s security research team today published a new research paper on the discovery of “Icefog”, a small yet energetic APT group that focuses on targets in South Korea and Japan, hitting the supply chain for Western companies. The operation...

  • Kaspersky Lab unveils business endpoint protection

    March 6, 2013 • SecurityComments (1)

    Kaspersky Lab, a vendor of endpoint protection solutions, unveiled its new generation of business security solutions, at a local event that took place in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon, designed to help businesses overcome the latest security threats and...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s report reveals Red October threat

    January 15, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab has published a new research report which identified an elusive cyber-espionage campaign targeting diplomatic, governmental and scientific research organisations in several countries for at least five years. The primary focus of this campaign...

  • More details on info-stealing malware emerge

    July 28, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    On the 17th of July 2012, Kaspersky Lab and Seculert announced the discovery of Madi, an on-going cyber-espionage campaign in the Middle East. The Madi attackers infected more than 800 victims in Iran, Israel, Afghanistan, and other countries across the globe...

  • New cyber-espionage campaign discovered in the Middle East

    July 18, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab researchers announced the results of a joint investigation with Seculert, an Advanced Threat Detection company, regarding “Madi”, an active cyber-espionage campaign targeting victims in the Middle East. Originally discovered by Seculert,...