IT threat evolution in Q1 2016

2016 has only just got underway, but the first three months have already seen the same amount of cybersecurity events that just a few years ago would have seemed normal for a whole year. The main underlying trends remained the same, while there was significant growth in trends related to traditional cybercrime, especially mobile threats and global ransomware epidemics. Read Full Article

Social Networks – A Bonanza for Cybercriminals

Security experts have for years reiterated: cybercriminals can make use of any information that you publish about yourself on a social network. However, a huge amount of users still continue to share news and a plethora of personal information with their virtual friends as well as incidental onlookers. This may lead to unpleasant and, at times, unforeseen consequences. Read Full Article

IT threat evolution in Q3 2015

In the third quarter of 2015 Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled a total of 235,415,870 malicious attacks from online resources located all over the world. There were 5,686,755 registered notifications about attempted malware infections that aim to steal money via online access to bank accounts. Were detected 323,374 new malicious mobile programs. Read Full Article

IT threat evolution Q3 2014

Kaspersky Lab products detected and neutralized a total of 1,325,106,041 threats in the third quarter of 2014. Our solutions blocked 696,977 attacks that attempted to launch malware capable of stealing money from online banking accounts. Were detected 74,489 new malicious mobile programs, including 7010 mobile banking Trojans. Read Full Article

Attacks against Boletos

In a series of online attacks targeting flaws on network devices and involving malicious DNS servers, fake documents, browser code injections, malicious browser extensions and a lot of creativity, the crooks have successfully stolen vast amounts of money. Read Full Article