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

Woburn, MA – November 14, 2018 – In October 2018, Kaspersky Lab Automatic Exploit Prevention technology, embedded in most of the company’s products, detected a new exploit for a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. Kaspersky Lab reported the vulnerability, and Microsoft released a patch for it this week. This was the second consecutive zero-day exploit used in a series of…

Woburn, MA – November 5, 2018 – A new study from Kaspersky Lab investigated dark web markets to determine how much money cybercriminals can make by selling consumers’ personal data online. The research revealed that criminals could sell someone’s complete digital life for less than $50, including personal data stolen from social media, bank accounts, gaming websites and more. While many people…

Woburn, MA – October 31, 2018 – Today, Kaspersky Lab is announcing the availability of its DDoS Q3 Intelligence Report, which marks a continued trend in cyberattacks aimed at educational organizations, as they’ve opened their doors after a long summer and students are back in school. Overall, the report shows that DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries in…

Woburn, MA – October 25, 2018 – New research from Kaspersky Lab has found that 84 percent of CISOs in North America now believe cybersecurity breaches are inevitable, with financially motivated groups being their primary concern. The findings also show a lack of influence in the boardroom, making it difficult to justify the budgets they need to properly protect their…

Woburn, MA – October 23, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab has been recognized as a ‘Strong Performer’ among threat intelligence providers by Forrester. ‘The Forrester New Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q3 2018’ report provides an overview of the threat intelligence vendor landscape, and assesses the current offering and strategy of different providers. High-quality threat intelligence is integral to…

Woburn, MA – October 10, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab researchers monitoring the activity of Muddy Water, an advanced threat actor first seen targeting Iraq and Saudi Arabia in 2017, have uncovered a massive operation focused on government entities and more in Jordan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Afghanistan, alongside its original targets. The malware is distributed through a highly…

Woburn, MA – September 26, 2018 – Today, Kaspersky Lab Industrial Control Systems, Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS CERT) and the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, Systems Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB), are introducing a new training program designed to raise ICS cybersecurity awareness and skills. The program, Advanced Industrial Cybersecurity in Practice, consists of courses aimed both at IT…

Montreal, Quebec – September 24, 2018– Kaspersky Lab announced today that members of its elite Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) and Anti-Malware Research experts will be speaking at Virus Bulletin 2018(VB2018). VB2018 is being held Wednesday, October 3 through Friday, October 5 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In addition to serving as a proud sponsor…

Woburn, MA – September 18, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab today released a new IoT report, which found that during the first half of 2018, IoT devices were attacked with more than 120,000 modifications of malware, which is more than triple the amount of IoT malware seen throughout 2017. Kaspersky Lab warns that the significant growth of malware families for smart…

Woburn, MA – September 17, 2018 – According to new Kaspersky Lab research, connected devices are becoming a travel essential, with 39 percent of people responding in a survey that they could not imagine traveling without their device. The research also revealed that many consumers worry about the problems they could face if they are without their device…