A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

Woburn, MA – January 17, 2018 – Alexander Moiseev has been appointed as the Chief Business Officer (CBO) of Kaspersky Lab, stepping up from his previous Chief Sales Officer role. The newly created position will have Moiseev lead sales and marketing globally, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, Eugene Kaspersky. Mr. Kaspersky said the creation of the…

Woburn, MA – January 9, 2018 – According to a Kaspersky Lab survey report, internet users are facing a dilemma when choosing passwords: some people choose simple, memorable passwords, but put their data at increased risk, while others opt for strong passwords that are different for every account but risk forgetting their passwords in the process. Many people…

Woburn, MA – December 18, 2017 – Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new malware with multiple modules, allowing for an almost endless number of malicious features, from crypto currency mining to DDoS attacks. Due to its modular architecture, even more functions can be added to it. This unusual and powerful malicious software is called…

Woburn, MA – December 12, 2017 – A new report from Kaspersky Lab has found that consumers could find themselves faced with an unexpected bill this holiday season if cybercriminals compromise their trusted devices. According to the report, “Not logging on, but living on,” consumers estimate that it would cost them an average of $636 to replace data that…

Woburn, MA – November 28, 2017 – In 2017, 26.2 percent of ransomware targets were business users, compared to 22.6 percent in 2016. This is due in part to three unprecedented ransomware attacks targeting corporate networks that forever changed the landscape of this increasingly virulent threat, which Kaspersky Lab has named its key topic for…

Woburn, MA – November 16, 2017 – In early October, a story was published in The Wall Street Journal alleging Kaspersky Lab software was used to download classified data from an NSA employee’s home computer. Given that Kaspersky Lab has been at the forefront of fighting cyberespionage and cybercrime for over 20 years, these allegations were treated very seriously by…

Woburn, MA – November 9, 2017 – Today, Kaspersky Lab is announcing Kaspersky Threat Hunting, a new suite of services designed to enhance the efficiency of protecting against targeted attacks. The suite includes two unique expert services – Kaspersky Managed Protection and Targeted Attack Discovery. These services are designed to equip IT security teams with world-class expertise for detecting and analyzing advanced…

Woburn, MA, November 8, 2017 – Today, Kaspersky Lab is launching Cybersecurity for IT Teams Online, its new interactive training course designed to help IT teams develop their basic information security skills. The skills acquired during the course will help enterprise support staff increase the quality of their cyber knowledge and ultimately improve the organization’s…