Kaspersky Lab - updates

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Malware found in popular CamScanner app

Aug 28, 2019 - 7:19 PM

Kaspersky Lab researchers Igor Golovin and Anton Kivva look into CamScanner following recent negative reviews of the app on the Google Play Store

Malware found in Telegram 'alternative' – cybersecurity firm

Oct 23, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Once installed, the Octopus malware allows attackers to have remote access to a victim's device

Kaspersky moves core processes from Russia to Switzerland to regain trust

Jun 22, 2018 - 6:41 PM

The company is working toward regaining trust on the global stage after the US government banned the purchase of Kaspersky software due to reported ties with Russian intelligence firms

ANTON SHINGAREV. Anton Shingarev, Vice President for Public Affairs and Head of the CEO Office at Kaspersky Lab, speaks at an event in Manila. Photo from press release.

Porn as bait: Over 1.2 million people hit by malware, lured by adult content

Feb 05, 2018 - 11:02 AM

Kaspersky Lab explains 'adult content serves as a tool for cybercriminals to lure victims into fraudulent schemes involving phishing, PC and Android malware'

Russian cyberfirm Kaspersky appeals ban in US court

Dec 19, 2017 - 9:17 AM

Kaspersky is appealing to a US federal court on the grounds the ban it was hit with is unconstitutional because it denied the company a right to due process regarding the validity of the accusation

Russians used Kaspersky program to hack US intel contractor's computer – report

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:49 PM

The Wall Street Journal says the 2015 hack led to the Russians obtaining information on how the NSA itself penetrates foreign computer networks and protects itself from cyberattacks

U.S. bans Kaspersky software amid concerns over Russia ties

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:33 PM

The General Services Administration which handles US federal government purchasing contracts removes Kaspersky Labs from its list of approved vendors making it more difficult to obtain Kaspersky products

Police, cyber firms tackle 'ransomware' hacking threat

Jul 25, 2016 - 9:21 PM

Hackers are stepping up efforts to turn their exploits into hard cash in recent years by locking unsuspecting computer users data after infecting their computers with malicious software

Russia says 'very worrying' slowdown in Iran nuclear talks

Jun 13, 2015 - 9:29 AM

This is very worrying to us because there is very little time before the deadline and we urgently need to enter the final stage says Russia s negotiator Sergei Ryabkov

SLOWDOWN IN PROGRESS. US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L) next to other delegate during talks between the P5+1 group and Iran at Palais Coburg in Vienna, Austria, 12 June 2015. Talks among officials from Iran and the group of Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany on curbing Iran's controversial nuclear program resumed in Vienna on June 10. Photo by Herbert Neubauer/EPA

Android One in PH, the coming of HTTP/2, goodbye Ragnarok PH (Techrap)

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Android One comes to the Philippines Say hello to HTTP 2 – the update that took 16 years and goodbye to Ragnarok Philippines

Hackers infiltrate banks, steal up to $1B

Feb 16, 2015 - 2:05 PM

The Carbanak gang s cyber robbery affects more than 100 banks and financial institutions in at least 30 countries

CARBANAK CYBERGANG. An infographic explaining how the Carbanak cybergang stole money from banks. Image from Kaspersky.

Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

Jan 24, 2015 - 9:44 PM

Eugene Kaspersky: What you call the Internet of Things I call the Internet of Threats

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, a sponsor of the 2014 Jerusalem Roadshow gestures during a press conference on October 6, 2014, ahead of the second Jerusalem F1 Peace Roadshow that will take place below the ancient walls of Jerusalem's Old City. Formula 1 racing cars roared into action in Jerusalem, tearing along roads normally used to the more sedate pace of public transport.  Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

Filipino wins in Kaspersky Lab contest

Jul 09, 2013 - 8:01 PM

This is the second time Filipino students have distinguished themselves in Kaspersky Lab’s competition

Kaspersky Lab to support Interpol

Apr 02, 2013 - 1:56 PM

Kaspersky Lab will offer ongoing support to Interpol in the fight against cybercrime

TEAM UP. Eugene Kaspersky showing off Kaspersky Lab to Ronald Noble of INTERPOL. Photo from Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky reveals new Endpoint platform

Mar 08, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Kaspersky launches its the newest iteration of its Endpoint business security platform

NEW ENDPOINT. Kaspersky's Business Development Manager Bryan Sat discusses the dangers of today's connected world.