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…

Woburn, MA – September 6, 2018 – Today, Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT experts published a new report on the industrial landscape for the first half of 2018, which found that 41.2 percent of industrial control systems (ICS) computers were attacked by malicious software at least once. The Kaspersky lab report, “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H1 2018,” is…

Woburn, MA – August 21, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab has discovered a sophisticated cyber-operation named Dark Tequila that has been targeting users in Mexico for at least the last five years, stealing bank credentials, personal and corporate data with malware that can move laterally through the victim computer while offline. According to the researchers, the malicious code spreads through…

Woburn, MA – August 20, 2018 – Kaspersky Internet Security has received the annual MRG Effitas Online Banking/Browser Security Award 2017/18, after consistently passing quarterly banking certification tests across a 12-month period. This is the fourth consecutive test in which Kaspersky Lab has received this award, emphasizing the solution’s reliability and efficiency against a growing array of financial…

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…