24 March 2015
Kaspersky Lab Products Achieve Outstanding Results in Independent Tests throughout 2014
Kaspersky Lab has once again led the way in the Top-3 Protection rating for 2014, reflecting the enduring superiority of its products. The rating is based on the results of a series of independent evaluations of security solutions carried out throughout the past year. According to this rating, Kaspersky Lab products ranked higher in more professional tests than any other vendor’s products.
12 March 2015
Kaspersky Lab Reveals Latest Cyberespionage Tactics: Complexity and Modularity VS Functionality
Nation-state sponsored cyberespionage attacks are becoming more sophisticated, targeting carefully defined users with complex, modular tools, and keeping well under the radar of increasingly effective detection systems, Kaspersky Lab experts have concluded.
26 February 2015
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android Named ‘Product of the Year’ by PC Security Labs
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android has received the “Product of the year” award from the independent Chinese company PC Security Labs following the results it produced during a series of Android Malware Detection Tests.
16 February 2015
The Great Bank Robbery: Carbanak cybergang steals $1bn from 100 financial institutions worldwide
Kaspersky Lab, INTERPOL, Europol and authorities from different countries have combined efforts to uncover the criminal plot behind an unprecedented cyberrobbery. Up to one billion American dollars was stolen in about two years from financial institutions worldwide. The experts report that responsibility for the robbery rests with a multinational gang of cybercriminals from Russia, Ukraine and other parts of Europe, as well as from China. The Carbanak criminal gang responsible for the cyberrobbery used techniques drawn from the arsenal of targeted attacks. The plot marks the beginning of a new stage in the evolution of cybercriminal activity, where malicious users steal money directly from banks, and avoid targeting end users.
12 February 2015
A bumper harvest: Kaspersky Lab sums up its test results for Q4, 2014
Kaspersky Lab is pleased to announce the results of 22 tests carried out by independent research companies in Q4 2014. The experts tested Kaspersky Lab’s security solutions and those of other vendors: they analyzed how effectively popular security products detect new, unknown malware including mobile malware, protect against phishing and financial threats, and how they affect device performance.
14 January 2015
Forever Lost: 44% of People Could not Recover Money Stolen as a Result of Fraud
As the festive season approaches, people go out and buy more. This applies to online purchases just as much as in the shops so Kaspersky Lab reminds device users to make sure they always protect their transactions online. Unfortunately Internet shopping does not always end well for the buyers. A recent survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International found that almost half of those respondents who lost money in fraudulent online transactions did not get all – or sometimes any – of their funds back.
29 December 2014
Emerging Threats in the APT World: Predictions for 2015
For several years now, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has shed light on some of the world’s biggest Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) campaigns, including RedOctober, Flame, NetTraveler, Miniduke, Epic Turla and Careto/Mask, among others.