Woburn, MA – August 16, 2018 – Today, Kaspersky Lab is announcing the analysis of penetration tests on corporate networks which reveals that three-quarters (73%) of successful perimeter breaches in 2017 were achieved using vulnerable web applications. The tests are conducted by the company’s researchers and the latest findings are summarized in a new report, “Security assessment of…

Woburn, MA – August 14, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab’s ‘Spam and Phishing in Q2 2018’ report found that in the second quarter of 2018, the company’s anti-phishing technologies prevented over 107 million attempts to visit phishing pages, of which over one third (35.7%) of attempts were related to financial services, targeting customers via fraudulent banking or payment…

Woburn, MA – August 7, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab is collaborating with the Donau Chemie Group as the company’s trusted cybersecurity partner to close the gaps in cybersecurity knowledge and protect endpoint devices from the latest cyber threats through a combination of the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Awareness platform, Cybersecurity for IT Teams Online training, and Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business. According to Kaspersky…

Woburn, MA – August 1, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected a new wave of financial spear-phishing emails, disguised as legitimate procurement and accounting letters, that have hit more than 400 industrial organizations located mostly in Russia. The series of attacks started back in fall 2017 and targeted hundreds of company PCs in industries ranging from oil and gas…

Woburn, MA – July 12, 2018 – According to research from Kaspersky Lab, consumers are growing concerned about their privacy when using mobile applications, fearing that apps can track their location, watch their activities or share their data. However, the research also found that despite these worries, many consumers are not taking simple precautions to prevent smartphone apps from…

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,…

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….