Kaspersky Lab Unravels The Truth On Cyber Espionage At Its 3rd APAC Cyber Security Conference

Kaspersky Lab unriddled the mysterious threat of cyberespionage against countries, critical infrastructure, and companies in the region on its 3rd Asia Pacific (APAC) Cyber Security Weekend in Phuket, Thailand last week. The company’s annual cybersecurity conference in the region brought together its top security experts along with industry professionals and journalists from 11 countries across…

Kaspersky Lab Joins INTERPOL-led Cybercrime Operation Across ASEAN

Kaspersky Lab today announced its participation in a groundbreaking INTERPOL-led cybercrime operation involving public and private sectors across the ASEAN region. Nearly 9,000 botnet command and control (C2) servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals were identified from the activity. The operation was carried out from the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI)…

Free But Risky: 8 Security Tips For Public Wi-Fi Users

Danger often comes from an unexpected direction. For example, while you are alert to pickpockets, criminals may be approaching invisibly, over Wi-Fi. With the current move of the government to make Wi-Fi available nationwide, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab says Filipinos need to raise their guards up to protect their online safety. Once the Senate…

Financial Threats In 2016: Every Second Phishing Attack Aims To Steal Your Money

Almost half of all phishing attacks (fraudulent email messages or copycat websites that appear legitimate) registered in 2016 by Kaspersky Lab’s heuristic detection technologies were aimed at stealing their victim’s money, according to an analysis of the financial threat landscape by the company’s experts. Compared to 2015, the amount of financial phishing attacks increased 13.14…

“Invisible” Attacks: Cybercriminals Breach Enterprises In 40 Countries Using Hidden Malware

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a series of “invisible” targeted attacks that use only legitimate software: widely available penetration-testing and administration tools as well as the PowerShell framework for task automation in Windows – dropping no malware files onto the hard drive, but hiding in the memory. This combined approach helps to avoid detection by…