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

Woburn, MA – March 21, 2017 – Kaspersky Lab today announced a new report, which highlights consumers’ attitudes and behaviors toward their digital clutter, and how a lack of app maintenance could leave devices vulnerable to security threats. Digital Clutter is a phenomenon resulting from increased amounts of content stored on smartphones, tablets and computers….

Woburn, MA – March 21, 2017 – Today, Kaspersky Lab, a longtime member of Dell EMC’s Technology Partner Program, has completed certification of Kaspersky Security for Storage with Dell EMC FluidFS v6. By certifying its security solution with the latest version of FluidFS, Kaspersky Lab delivers unified high-performance protection of data storage for corporate customers…

Woburn, MA – March 20, 2017 – Kaspersky Lab North America today announced its sponsorship of The Windham Windup — Team 3467 in the FIRST® Robotics Competition, an international high school robotics competition. Kaspersky Lab remains committed to supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education initiatives worldwide, and the company is sponsoring this FIRST…

Woburn, MA – March 17, 2017 – Today, Kaspersky Lab has released Kaspersky Fraud Prevention Cloud, a new solution for organizations facing risks from fraudulent activity as a result of fast-growing online services. The new product features a set of cloud-based technologies designed to give banks, financial institutions, loyalty schemes providers and government agencies real-time…

Woburn, MA – March 16, 2017 – Today, Kaspersky Lab released a new version of its virtualization security solution, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Agentless, which has achieved VMware® Ready™ for Networking and Security status and is now certified for use with VMware NSX. Designed to provide protection within software-defined data centers built on VMware vSphere®…

Woburn, MA – March 14, 2017 – Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered PetrWrap, a new malware family that exploits the original Petya ransomware module, distributed through a Ransomware-as-a-Service platform, to perform targeted attacks against organizations. The PetrWrap creators made a special module that modifies the original Petya ransomware “on the fly,” leaving its authors helpless…

Woburn, MA – March 13, 2017 – Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company, today announced the winners of its Kaspersky Academy Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30. First place was awarded to the U.S.-based creators of a gamification app designed to raise information security awareness among millennial users….

Woburn, MA – March 6, 2017 – The Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered a new sophisticated wiper malware, called StoneDrill. Just like another infamous wiper, Shamoon, it destroys everything on the infected computer. StoneDrill also features advanced anti-detection techniques and espionage tools in its arsenal. In addition to targets in the…

Woburn, MA – March 1, 2017 – According to Kaspersky Lab’s research, more than two in five (43%) businesses who were victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on their IT system believe their competitors were behind it. The research conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, shows that businesses think rival firms…