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Hackers steal cryptocurrency worth $100,000 through new malware

Hackers steal cryptocurrency worth $100,000 through new malware

After initialising, the "CryptoShuffler Trojan" starts to monitor the device`s clipboard, utilised by users when making a payment. 

Nov 01, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Kaspersky finds bug in Adobe Flash

The bug was used in an attack on Oct. 10 by a group called the BlackOasis, Kaspersky said.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Russia says Kaspersky removal in US delays bilateral ties recovery

Russia says Kaspersky removal in US delays bilateral ties recovery

The Trump administration has told US government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
New Android malware steals users' data from cab-hailing apps

New Android malware steals users' data from cab-hailing apps

The trojan virus has an identical interface, with the same colour schemes and logos, which creates an instant and completely invisible overlay. 

Aug 18, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
Kaspersky Lab to withdraw Microsoft antitrust complaints

Kaspersky Lab to withdraw Microsoft antitrust complaints

Kaspersky Lab in June accused Microsoft of abusing its dominance in the personal computer market to unfairly harm third-party antivirus providers in how it distributed its own Defender antivirus software on Windows 10. 

Aug 10, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
More 'Game of Thrones' episodes could be leaked on Sunday

More 'Game of Thrones' episodes could be leaked on Sunday

The group also repeated its claim that it had obtained a total of 1.5TB of data when it broke into HBO's computer networks, Variety.com reported on Friday.

Aug 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
'Digital drive puts India at greater cyber attack risk'

'Digital drive puts India at greater cyber attack risk'

India`s growing economy and digital push have caught the attention of hackers and an increasing wave of cyber attacks could soon badly impact the country, experts from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have warned.

Jul 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Online banking security incidents come with $1.8 mn price tag for banks

Online banking security incidents come with $1.8 mn price tag for banks

The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cyber security threats in the financial sector.

Jun 20, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Kaspersky files complaints against Microsoft

Kaspersky files complaints against Microsoft

Russian security software firm Kaspersky Lab has filed anti-trust complaints with the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office against Microsoft for promoting its own security software at the expense of users, the media reported.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Mobile ransomware grows three-fold in Q1: Kaspersky Lab

Mobile ransomware grows three-fold in Q1: Kaspersky Lab

As global ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, the volume of mobile ransomware has grown over three-fold during the first quarter of the year, a cyber security firm said on Friday.

May 26, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 has been paid in the ransomware attack globally.

May 16, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vulnerable to security threats, a new survey said on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Internet users lose USD 476 on average per cyber attack: Study

Internet users lost about USD 476 or Rs 32,400 on an average to cyber attacks, a study by security software firm Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.

Jan 27, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Facebook reveals new security tool

Facebook reveals new security tool

Facebook announced today it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world's biggest social network.

Jun 24, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

If hacked, video surveillance systems can pose great threat

Kaspersky Lab has recently revealed that the security video surveillance networks which was originally designed to help and protect people from criminals and terrorists can now be misused by a third party which is exploiting system configuration flaws.

May 28, 2015, 21:12 PM IST
Now, software that will provide 'world-class' security to small businesses

Now, software that will provide 'world-class' security to small businesses

Now, a software will provide world-class protection to businesses with fewer than 25 employees, without the need for specialist IT skills, making it easier to focus valuable resources on running and developing the business while keeping operations, customer's and employee's data secure.

Apr 27, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

White House hackers `Russian speakers`: Researchers

 Hackers who penetrated the State Department and White House computer networks in recent months were "Russian speakers," security researchers said Wednesday.

Apr 23, 2015, 01:13 AM IST

Study says fitness wristbands 'vulnerable' to third-party hack attacks

Fitness trackers of all kinds have become extremely popular, helping people to manage their physical activity and calorie intake and stay in shape. However, such devices also process important personal data about their owners and it is important to keep it secure.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Cyber espionage group 'Desert Falcons' stole over 1 mn files from 50 countries including India

Cyber espionage group 'Desert Falcons' stole over 1 mn files from 50 countries including India

A cyber-espionage group based in the Middle East has attacked more than 3,000 victims in about 50 countries across the globe, including India, and has stolen over one million files in the process.

Feb 18, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Experts split over $1 bn cyber bank robbery report

Security experts were split over the severity of the alleged "unprecedented cyber robbery" and the amount of cash stolen, following a Russian computer security firm's report that hackers have stolen $1 billion from nearly 100 banks since 2013, a media report said Monday.

Feb 17, 2015, 00:32 AM IST