Woburn, MA – May 10, 2018 –Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT has analyzed the OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) protocol, which is designed for secure data transfer between servers and clients in industrial systems, including critical infrastructure. Analysis discovered 17 zero-day vulnerabilities in the protocol’s implementation, leading to denial-of-service threat attacks, as well as remote code execution. In addition,…

Woburn, MA – May 10, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT has analyzed the OPC UA (Object Linking and Embedding for Process Control Unified Automation) protocol, which is designed for secure data transfer between servers and clients in industrial systems, including critical infrastructure. Analysis discovered 17 zero-day vulnerabilities in the protocol’s implementation, leading to denial-of-service threat attacks, as well…

Last year we analyzed an incident depicted in Star Wars: Episode IV. However, we got the feeling even back then that the security failures that led to the destruction of the Death Star were only the tip of the iceberg. The Empire’s problems with information systems security are clearly of a more galactic nature. Fortunately, researchers from Lucasfilm…

Woburn, MA – May 1, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab has revealed a new survey report today, which shows that 81 percent of Americans and 72 percent of Canadians admit to feeling stressed by the news of data breaches. The Kaspersky Lab report, “The State of Cyber-Stress,” found that consumers’ lack of awareness of how to protect themselves…

Woburn, MA – April 19, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered dozens of highly convincing fake websites claiming to be investment sites for an initial coin offering (ICO) by the Telegram messaging service. Many of these websites appear to belong to the same group. In one case alone, tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency were stolen…

Woburn, MA – April 17, 2018 – To support companies moving to a cloud architecture, today, Kaspersky Lab has launched its new Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security offering, expanding the company’s virtualization and cloud security portfolio. The new solution is the next generation of hybrid cloud protection for businesses of all sizes, integrated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure….

Woburn, MA – April 5, 2018 – New research from Kaspersky Lab has found that digital devices can have a positive impact on romantic relationships, when used in the proper capacity. According to the research, 62 percent of people in relationships agree that communicating through devices and the internet helps them to feel closer to their partner. However, for more…

Woburn, MA – April 02, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has awarded Kaspersky Lab North America’s channel partner program a 5-Star rating in its 2018 Partner Program Guide for the sixth consecutive year. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and…

Woburn, MA – March 28, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab security researchers today have placed KLara, a tool created internally to accelerate the search for related malware samples, into the open source domain for everyone to use. KLara is a distributed, rule-based malware scanner able to run multiple rules through multiple databases at the same time, allowing researchers to…