Kaspersky news stories - Page 2
Advanced scams, data breaches, crypto and NFT attacks to shape cyberthreat landscape in 2022
The times of pandemic coincided with the rise of targeted ransomware attacks worldwide focusing on the most valuable targets as well as interruption-sensitive businesses.
Kaspersky lists 5 cyber threats to watch for in 2022
Global privacy company Kaspersky has highlighted some of the most significant cyber threats New Zealand consumers and businesses should be prepared for in 2022.
Kaspersky APAC retains top spot in channel satisfaction matrix
This saw it rank highest among all cybersecurity vendors included in the matrix and secure the number one position for the second year in a row.
Healthcare workers compromising patient's data during remote sessions
New global research from Kaspersky finds that 30% of healthcare providers have experienced cases where their employees compromised customers personal information during remote consultations.
Kaspersky develops cybersecurity policy for bionic devices
"Human augmentation is a burgeoning area of technology which in fact remains underexplored."
DDoS attacks on the rise, becoming more sophisticated
"We have seen the cryptomining and DDoS attack groups competing for resources, since many of the same botnets used for DDoS attacks can be used for cryptomining."
Kaspersky acquires Brain4Net, extends network security offering
“We are delighted to join the Kaspersky team. The spread of SD-WAN technology needs a strong business scenario, that is why we are partnering with Kaspersky XDR."
Threat intelligence most sought-after security service for MSPs
"When a reactive approach to cybersecurity is not enough, MSPs have to seriously address the choice of threat intelligence service providers."
COVID-19 drives up digital payments throughout APAC region
"From these solid statistics, we can infer that the pandemic has triggered more people to dip their toes into the digital economy, which may fully dethrone cash use here in the next three to five years.”
MysterySnail: Kaspersky finds zero-day exploit for Windows OS
Kaspersky has uncovered a zero-day exploit for the Windows OS.
Building cyber capacity and resilience for our digital future
Kaspersky’s Cyber Capacity Building Program is a fresh way of helping businesses, government agencies and academia to understand how to conduct security assessments of all ICT products they use.
Small Business / SMB
Kaspersky explores how SMBs survived the initial outbreak of COVID-19
According to a recent Kaspersky study, when the pandemic started in March 2020 developing new products was a way to respond to the uniquely challenging situation for 29% of small companies.
Patch management, robust password policies vital in reducing risk of cyberattacks
"Legacy OS usage, low-end equipment, compatibility issues and human factors often result in security breaches that can jeopardise an organisation's security."
Kaspersky researchers reveal QakBot, a powerful banking Trojan
“QakBot is unlikely to stop its activity anytime soon. This malware continuously receives updates and the threat actors behind it keep adding new capabilities and updating its modules."
Kaspersky uncovers malicious version of Whatsapp mod
"We’ve seen how cybercriminals are spreading malicious files through the ad blocks in such apps, and it’s putting the users at risk."
Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security enhances protection for Linux and delivers security management as a service
Dedicated protection for Linux servers is essential, no matter if they are on-premise or in the cloud.
Kaspersky achieves champion status once more in Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix
Kaspersky has achieved champion status for the second consecutive year in the 2021 Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix by Canalys.
DDoS attacks plateau in second quarter - Kaspersky
Scammers have been looking for ways to amplify DDoS attacks.
Ready, set, scam: Cybercriminals targeting Olympic Games fans
Olympic-related phishing websites are designed to steal users credentials.
Online dating users doxed as personal data exposed
"You might find the love of your life online but unfortunately, there are also bots and fraudsters looking for prey on dating platforms."online
Kaspersky Password Manager could be 'bruteforced in seconds'
As people and enterprises put their trust in password managers to secure their accounts, even well-built password managers can be fatally flawed.
Research finds millennials and boomers fear deepfakes and biometrics most of future tech
Research from Kaspersky finds millennials and boomers are wary of future technologies.
Threats of stalking and doxing still loom on dating apps
While dating apps have become safer, they still pose significant risk to users, leaving them vulnerable to threats including cyberstalking and doxing.
Employees fail to update devices, security vulnerabilities increase
Kaspersky's study shows that some staff members are reluctant to update their work devices, meaning that there are vulnerable computers, laptops and smartphones in the corporate network.