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

Woburn, MA – September 15, 2021 – Committed to greater transparency, Kaspersky has publicly shared information on requests received from government and law enforcement agencies, and users for data and technical expertise in 2020 and H1 2021. Thanks to the growing importance of technology in modern life, demand for greater transparency of the software we use is also…

Woburn, MA – September 10, 2021 – Kaspersky North America has been recognized with Building Impact’s Gold Impact Award, given to Boston’s most socially responsible companies. The award honors the company’s continued commitment to social responsibility through volunteerism and philanthropy within the local community. In 2020, Kaspersky North America supported more than 28 U.S.-based non-profit organizations, including the…

Woburn, MA – September 2, 2021 – Today Kaspersky announced that the number of users attacked by QakBot, a powerful banking Trojan, in the first seven months of 2021 grew by 65% in comparison to the same period in 2020. The number of attacked users this year reached 17,316 users worldwide. The rise has drawn the attention of…

Woburn, MA – August 23, 2021 – Today Kaspersky announced that it has detected and prevented 5.8 million attacks by malware and other unwanted software disguised as popular PC games during Q3 2020 through Q2 2021. Researchers said the high volume of attacks over the past year may be connected to the rapid growth of gaming activities during…

Woburn, MA — August 17, 2021 —Today, Kaspersky unveils updates to two of its applications in the Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security protection solution for virtualization and cloud environments including Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux and Kaspersky Security Center management console. The new version of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux hardens defenses from exploits and ransomware…

Woburn, MA – July 26, 2021 – Today Kaspersky announced that No More Ransom – the initiative started in 2016 by law enforcement and IT security companies to help victims of ransomware restore their files – turned five today. The anniversary is marked by more than $900 million of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people downloading…

Woburn, MA – July 12, 2021 – Kaspersky is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Nishma Ruda to its 2021 list of Rising Female Stars. This list honors up-and-coming, talented women in the IT channel for whose contributions are shaping the future of the IT channel through their leadership, tireless dedication and…

Woburn, MA – June 25, 2021 – Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company, and Fnatic, the high-performance esports brand, announce a global partnership. The two leaders in their fields will develop multiple joint initiatives including multi-channel digital content campaigns and a digital event series. In addition, the Kaspersky brand name will appear on the jerseys…

Today Kaspersky announced that Kaspersky Password Manager has implemented several improvements across all platforms and enhanced control over password strength. The Windows version has become more convenient and transparent, with new features to allow customers to monitor the status and security of all passwords. The product’s ability to scan multi-page documents is now available for iOS users….

Woburn, MA – June 16, 2021 – Today Kaspersky announced its discovery of a long-running cyberespionage campaign against Persian-speaking individuals in Iran. The group behind the malicious activity, dubbed Ferocious Kitten, has been active since at least 2015, using a custom malware called “MarkiRAT” that steals data and can execute commands on a victim’s machine. The malware also has variants…