26 May 2020
Reinis Nitiss becomes the ambassador of Kaspersky in the Baltic States in 2020
The cybersecurity company Kaspersky announces its sponsorship with Reinis Nitiss – Latvian racing driver who has secured two FIA European Rallycross Champion’s titles and is known for his speed and talent. Reinis becomes an ambassador of Kaspersky in the Baltic States.
22 May 2020
Kaspersky wins big at MSP Innovation Awards Europe
Kaspersky has been awarded Best Managed Services Partner (MSP) Programme in this year’s MSP Innovation Awards Europe by Channel Partner Insight. This is particularly exciting for the company as MSPs are a strategic priority for Kaspersky, which has invested significantly in understanding the market and building an optimal proposal that incorporates a number of significant enhancements for those stakeholders.
18 May 2020
New spying Trojan targets diplomatic entities in Europe via spoofed visa application
In November 2019, Kaspersky technologies revealed new malware with a focus on diplomatic bodies in Europe, with the initial dropper spread as a spoofed visa application. Further analysis has indicated that this spyware uses the same code base as the infamous COMPFun. Spyware focuses on propagating across the victims’ devices to collect and transmit data to the actor. It is widely used by various APTs and its danger is equal to the selected victimology: be it government or critical infrastructure segments, harvested information could pose a great value to the malware operators and bring many changes to the affected landscape.
The detected malware has strong code similarities with COMPFun, first reported in 2014. In 2019, the industry already witnessed it successor, Reductor. The new Trojan’s functions include the ability to acquire the target’s geolocation, gather host- and network-related data, keylogging and screenshots.
23 April 2020
Kaspersky enterprise solution’s quality proven in MITRE ATT&CK ® Evaluation
Kaspersky EDR and Kaspersky Managed Protection (MDR service) for enterprises have been tested in the MITRE ATT&CK Evaluation Round 2 to examine the solution’s ability to detect the tactics and techniques of targeted cyberattacks. The evaluation was conducted in 2019-2020, emulating attack techniques of the APT29 threat group (aka CozyDuke, CozyBear, The Dukes). The evaluation revealed the strong threat detection capabilities of Kaspersky’s solutions.
24 March 2020
Kaspersky supports healthcare institutions amid COVID-19 pandemic with free full featured product licenses for six months
Kaspersky announces free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organizations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic. The full list of B2B products available for free for six months includes Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security (Enterprise Server).
11 March 2020
Kaspersky recognized as Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2020
Kaspersky has been acknowledged as a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator™ 2020 in the Software category, in line with top IT industry leaders for the second consecutive year.
8 March 2020
Best protection against fileless malware and advanced threats: Kaspersky scores most top three places in 2019 test results
As competition intensifies, Kaspersky remains at the top of the TOP3 metric for consumer and corporate cybersecurity. In 2019, Kaspersky products helped the company to achieve podium places (first, second or third) in 70 of 86 different independent tests in which it took part.