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German Cybersecurity Agency Warns Of Security Flaw In Kaspersky Antivirus

German cybersecurity agency BSI issued a warning concerning a security flaw in Kaspersky antivirus, recommending users to install the latest patches as soon as possible. While the advisory (available in German here, so translation is needed)...
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A New Report Says Microsoft Office Is The Preferred Platform For Cyber Attacks

Microsoft Office is one of the most popular productivity tool available in the market. While this is a good thing for Microsoft, it also means that it’s targeted by hackers as well. In the annual conference, Kaspersky stated that as much as...
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Daily News Roundup: Ms Office Exploits Now Make Up 70 Percent Of Attacks

According to new research from Kaspersky Labs, finding and exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office is the new hotness. According to a presentation on its findings, around 70 percent of all attacks detected in Q4 2018 targeted...
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Kaspersky Discovers Windows Zero-day That Gives Hackers Full Control Of Your Pc

One of the security vulnerabilities that Microsoft resolved on April 9 as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday is a zero-day discovered by Kaspersky and which could end up with hackers obtaining full control of your system. Detailed in...
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How Android Defeated ‘the Biggest Botnet You’ve Never Heard Of’

Speaking this week at the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Singapore, Android security engineer Maddie Stone shed new light on the years-long battle between Google's mobile operating system and a particularly nasty malware known as Chamois. As...
Related topics: Android, Mobile Technology, Botnet, Computer Security, Google, Malware

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Kaspersky Lab Will Warn You If Your Phone Is Infected With Stalkerware - Cnet

The antivirus company looks to stop technology frequently used by stalkers and abusers.
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Pirating 'game Of Thrones'? That File Is Probably Malware

Pirated versions of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Arrow can sometimes contain a nasty surprise. They are among the most popular TV shows hackers use as bait to secretly install malware on people's computers. On Monday, security firm...
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5 Mobile Security Risks That Could Spoil Your Fun In 2019

On March 5 2019, Kaspersky Lab published an article discussing the top mobile malware attack methods in 2018. Much to their chagrin, they found the total number of attacks roughly double in the space of a year alone! Let’s look at the...
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Asus Goes Mute As Hackers Covertly Install Backdoors Using Company Software Update

According to new analysis by Kaspersky Lab, nearly a million PC and laptop owners may have installed a malicious ASUS software update that embedded a backdoor into their computers without their knowledge. According to the security firm,...
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Kaspersky: Asus Shipped 'million-plus' Pre-pwned Pcs That Downloaded Backdoor From Update Server

Hackers were interested in 600 or so targets, it is claimed Asus may have shipped more than a million computers with compromised firmware that downloaded and ran spyware on the machines, Kaspersky Lab claims.…
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Kaspersky Lab Takes Bite Out Of Apple In Russia Over Borked Parental Controls App

Store policy removed key features, alleges complaint Antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab has lodged a complaint about Apple with the Russian competition authority.…
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Revealed: Numbers Show Extent Of Security Fears About Security Biz Kaspersky Lab

Global sales up 4% but North America element down 25% Eugene Kaspersky's security biz saw turnover crash by a quarter in North America following the US government's decision to remove the antivirus software from federal systems.…
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Black Hats Are Great For Language Diversity, Says Eugene Kaspersky

Also reckons Russian hackers go quiet over the Christmas holidays FIC2019  According to Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the eponymous antivirus company, black-hat hackers are increasingly likely to speak Portuguese and Spanish as well as the...
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Facebooker Swatted, Kaspersky Snares An Nsa Thief, Nasa Server Exposed, And More

Plus, Vita boot ROM caper, TCL caught slinging Android malware, etc Roundup  This week we saw a Huawei official cuffed (again), telcos caught selling tracking data (again) and Microsoft patching dozens of bugs (again).…
Related topics: Computer Security, NSA, NASA, Servers, Android, Mobile Technology, Malware, Huawei, Microsoft

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Vmware Bods – You Back At Work Yet? Guess Who's Just Poked Their Head Into The Software-defined...

Data protector Acronis luring customers with virty storage Swiss roll Seemingly not content with muscling in on Eugene Kaspersky's territory last year, data protector Acronis said it plans to announce a software-defined data centre product later...
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How To Enable Tamper Protection In Windows 10 19h1

Windows Defender is already a grown-up antivirus, and as I said several times lately, the most recent tests show that it has what it takes to replace more famous products like the ones from Kaspersky and Bitdefender. One of the best things about...
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Banks Compromised Using Gprs/3g/lte Capable Devices Implanted On Local Networks

The computing systems of up to eight different banks from Eastern Europe were successfully infiltrated and compromised during a cyber attack operation dubbed DarkVishnya by Kaspersky Lab's research team. Between 2017 and 2018, Kaspersky's...
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Botnet Operators Ditch Ddos Attacks For Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Leading cybersecurity unit Kaspersky Labs has warned hackers are “reprofiling” the world’s most well-known botnets en masse in order to spread their cryptocurrency mining malware as widely as possible. A new security bulletin shows 2018’s...
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Kaspersky Starts Processing Threat Data In Europe As Part Of Trust Reboot

Security firm Kaspersky Labs has opened its first self-styled ‘Transparency Center’ and begun processing threat-related data from European users in data centers located in Switzerland — flipping the switch on the start of a...
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Engadget Giveaway: Stay Protected And Connected Courtesy Of Kaspersky Lab!

Kaspersky Lab, has been a familiar name in infosec for quite some time, uncovering malware and espionage tools all along the way. These finely honed skills are also available to help everyday people protect their data and manage their digital...
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