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

Woburn MA – November 17, 2020 – Kaspersky is announcing the completion of major Global Transparency Initiative milestones by opening the company’s fifth Transparency Center in North America, and moving data storage and processing activities from Russia to Switzerland. With the increased transparency, the company calls for collaborative efforts to enhance the security and integrity of modern software…

Woburn, MA – November 12, 2020 – New research commissioned by Kaspersky has revealed that 82% of employees in the U.S. want to reconsider pre-COVID-19 ways of working. Instead of returning to business as usual, workers are now placing more importance on a flexible work day, with 40% responding that they want to leave behind the 9-5 working structure, and…

Woburn, MA – October 19, 2020 – Kaspersky has identified a previously unknown piece of Android spyware. Researchers found the malicious module inserted in a travel application for Indian users. A closer look revealed that it was related to GravityRAT, a spying Remote Access Trojan (RAT) known for carrying out activities in India. Further investigation confirmed that the group…

Woburn, MA – June 2, 2020 —Kaspersky today announces its new offering, Kaspersky Adaptive Online Training, developed in partnership with Area9 Lyceum. The solution is delivered using modern learning techniques and generates a security awareness curriculum tailored to each individual user’s learning needs based on Kaspersky’s cybersecurity expertise. Security awareness training is essential to introducing cybersecurity basics to…

Woburn, MA – May 27, 2020 – Today Kaspersky announced the addition of eleven new organizations to the Coalition Against Stalkerware, a group dedicated to protecting consumers from abuse, stalking and harassment via commercially-available surveillance software. The new organizations include: AEquitas with its Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC), Anonyome Labs, AppEsteem Corporation, bff Bundesverband Frauenberatungsstellen und…

Woburn, MA – May 21, 2020 — Energy provider Alperia has chosen Kaspersky to protect its power plants’ remote control systems and distribution network that supply electricity to 280,000 users in South Tyrol, Italy. The choice to implement Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes was decided upon due to the need to have a dedicated solution for the operational technology (OT)…

Woburn, MA – May 7, 2020 — According to a recent Kaspersky report, How COVID-19 changed the way people work, three-in-four (73%) employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic have not yet received any specific cybersecurity awareness guidance or training from their employer. Additionally, one-in-four (27%) employees said they have received phishing emails related to COVID-19. With employees…

Woburn, MA – April 30, 2020 — Research from Kaspersky has found advanced persistent threat (APT) activity in the first quarter of 2020 demonstrated that infection and distribution of malware via mobile platforms is on the rise, with some campaigns focusing solely on mobile. Additionally, activity in Asia is growing among new actors, while traditional advanced actors are…

Woburn, MA – April 24, 2020 – Kaspersky today announces the introduction of a new free online module about working from home security basics. This offering aims to help customers and partners ensure that remote working does not pose a security danger to their businesses. With more companies now switching to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaspersky, in…

Woburn, MA – April 20, 2020 – Kaspersky researchers found that malicious files were hidden within tracks appearing to come from some of the world’s most popular DJs. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected the electronic music industry. As major music events like Coachella, Ultra, SXSW, Glastonbury, and Time Warp have either been cancelled or postponed, some famous…