• 1 February 2019
    Chafer cyberespionage group targets embassies with updated homebrew spyware
    Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected multiple attempts to infect foreign diplomatic entities in Iran with homebrew spyware. The attacks appear to be using an updated Remexi backdoor. Several legitimate tools were also used during the campaign. The Remexi backdoor is linked to a suspected Farsi-speaking cyberespionage group known as Chafer, previously associated with the cyber-surveillance of individuals in the Middle East. The targeting of embassies could suggest a new focus for the group.
  • 24 January 2019
    Kaspersky Lab Discovers Two Notorious Russian-Speaking Hacking Groups Sharing Infrastructure
    Kaspersky Lab experts have identified an overlap in cyberattacks carried out by two infamous threat actors — GreyEnergy, which is believed to be a successor of BlackEnergy, and the Sofacy cyberespionage group. The researchers found that both actors used the same servers simultaneously, but used them for different purposes.
  • 23 November 2018
    Kaspersky Lab named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice in Endpoint Protection for the second consecutive year
    Kaspersky Lab has once again been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms, having received a high customer satisfaction rating of 4.7 out of 5 as of October 31, 2018. The Gartner Peer Insights Customer’s Choice recognizes vendors according to a score system that takes into account how many customer reviews a vendor’s product has, and the ratings they have received in these reviews.
  • 14 November 2018
    Kaspersky Lab starts data processing for European users in Zurich and also opens first Transparency Center
    From today, malicious and suspicious files shared by users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe will start to be processed in data centers in Zurich, initiating the first part of a relocation commitment made by the company in late 2017 under its Global Transparency Initiative. The move reflects Kaspersky Lab’s determination to assure the integrity and trustworthiness of its products and is accompanied by the opening of the company’s first Transparency Center, also in Zurich.
  • 8 August 2018
    Kaspersky Lab Boosts Mobile Threat Defense with Renewed Kaspersky Security for Mobile
    Smartphones have long been just as important for businesses as PCs or laptops, with employees in every fifth enterprise accessing corporate intellectual property using their personal mobile devices and tablets. However, with this increasing workforce mobility comes a growing risk of cyberthreats: according to Kaspersky Lab, 42 million attack attempts on mobile devices were registered in 2017. Business today therefore need to not only manage corporate mobility, but also make sure that devices and the sensitive data stored on them are secured from advanced threats in real time. To help customers meet this challenge, Kaspersky Lab has updated Kaspersky Security for Mobile – its Mobile Threat Defense solution that provides control, visibility and corporate data security on Android and iOS devices.
  • 7 August 2018
    Kaspersky Safe Kids for Windows successfully passes AV-Comparatives certification criteria
    Kaspersky Safe Kids for Windows was included in the top three solutions for children's online security, successfully achieving certification from the Austrian independent organization AV-Comparatives. During testing, the Kaspersky Lab product was ranked best according to several criteria; in particular, the percentage of blocked unwanted content: adult, gambling and weapon sites.
  • 21 May 2018
    Common Criteria Certification Highlights the Power and Integrity of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business
    The Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows application – a core part of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business - has officially been certified for passing the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (CC), an international standard for computer security certifications. Recognized in many countries, the certificate illustrates the quality of the product, the code’s integrity and Kaspersky Lab’s expertise when it comes to protecting its customers.