Detected Objects

What we detect

threat_ill_11Who creates malware and why?
Have you ever wondered who creates malware? Or why they do it? Find out more about the people behind the threat – the script kiddies, virus writers, and cybercriminals – and what motivates them.

Trojans, viruses, worms, dialers – the programs we detect have lots of different names. Find out how Kaspersky Lab and other antivirus companies classify the many different types of programs which can harm your computer or your data.

threat_ill_13History of Malicious Programs
Do you know the name of the first computer virus? Or perhaps you want to find out when the first email worm was created. This section covers the evolution of malicious programs from their initial appearance to the present day.

threat_ill_12What if my computer is infected?
With the number of threats rising every day, you may find that your computer has been infected. Find out more about the symptoms of infection, and what steps you should take to clean your computer.


Nigerian phishing: Industrial companies under attack

In late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team reported on phishing attacks that were primarily targeting industrial companies from the metallurgy, electric power, construction, engineering and other sectors. As further research demonstrated, this was just part of a bigger story that began much earlier and is unlikely to end any time soon. Read Full Article