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Busted: Kaspersky AV Tracks Your Every Click

Kaspersky Lab’s endpoint security products track your web activity. And it allowed any other website to track you ...
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Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

The cybercriminals behind the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) offering recently announced they were closing up shop and retiring after having allegedly earned more than $2 billion in extortion payments from victims. But a ...
Who’s Behind the GandCrab Ransomware?

Who’s Behind the GandCrab Ransomware?

The crooks behind an affiliate program that paid cybercriminals to install the destructive and wildly successful GandCrab ransomware strain announced on May 31, 2019 they were terminating the program after allegedly having ...
Microsoft Office Target for Hackers

Microsoft Office: The New Hot Target for Hackers

New research finds cybercriminals have changed their focus from web vulnerabilities to Microsoft Office, and it is extremely easy to exploit holes in the popular software. Recent research from Kaspersky Lab reveals ...
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“That time I got really mad and decided to kill an industry.”

Stalkerware? Spouseware? Creepware? Just Call It Horrific

The Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) is stepping up its fight against Stalkerware. It’s asking for help from AV vendors, phone platform makers, and law enforcement. It’s time to put an end to it ...
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Patch Tuesday, March 2019 Edition

Patch Tuesday, March 2019 Edition

Microsoft on Tuesday pushed out software updates to fix more than five dozen security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office and Sharepoint. If you (ab)use Microsoft products, it's ...
Former Russian Cybersecurity Chief Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

Former Russian Cybersecurity Chief Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison

A Russian court has handed down lengthy prison terms for two men convicted on treason charges for allegedly sharing information about Russian cybercriminals with U.S. law enforcement officials. The men -- a ...
Slingshot Malware Uses IoT Device in Targeted Attacks

Slingshot Malware Uses IoT Device in Targeted Attacks

A new and very advanced malware attack has been discovered by Kaspersky Lab. The malware named Slingshot, due to a string in one of the hijacked system DLLs, is a sophisticated attack ...
Lithuania Bans Kaspersky Lab Products on Critical Systems

Lithuania Bans Kaspersky Lab Products on Critical Systems

It seems the U.S. government’s ban on Kaspersky Lab products is having echoes in other countries. The Lithuanian government also wants the company’s products removed from computers that control critical infrastructure. At ...
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fileless malware

More Than 120 Malware Detections Triggered on NSA Employee’s Computer

Kaspersky Lab has concluded an internal investigation into an incident that led to the company being accused of using its antivirus program to copy secret files from the personal computer of an ...