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

Woburn, MA – January 3, 2019 – Kaspersky Lab has released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report profiling the company’s technological, educational and charitable initiatives. Among the variety of accomplishments, this year’s report highlights the company’s efforts to promote gender equality in the technology industry across the globe, and to encourage childhood education about digital security. Kaspersky…

Woburn, MA – December 11, 2018 – To support a need for robust IoT security standards, Kaspersky Lab experts have continued to provide recommendations for a new European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) study. The report released in November 2018, “Good Practices for Security of Internet of Things in the context of Smart Manufacturing,” aims to strengthen…

Woburn, MA – November 28, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab has released a new report on the global outbreak in malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018, which saw the number of crypto-mining attacks increase by more than 83 percent over the previous year. More than five million people were attacked with cryptocurrency mining malware in the first three quarters…

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…