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Android 6's security features prove no match for Gugi banking trojan
Android 6's security features are proving no match for the Gugi banking trojan, which has been able to slip past the platform's blocking mechanisms.
Ruthless cybercriminals are blackmailing & recruiting telecom 'insiders'
"If vacancies carrying your company name or data, start appearing on underground message boards, then somebody, somewhere has you in their sights."
Operation Ghoul targets industrial sector with spear phishing malware
Operation Ghoul is targeting the industrial & engineering sectors worldwide, hitting more than 130 organisations in 30 countries, says Kaspersky Labs.
Spammers are exploiting the massive political Trump card in 2016
“Spammers are quite frequently trying to use breaking news and speculate on famous people. Donald Trump was not an exception."
Kaspersky Lab & LogMeIn team to provide 'premium' cybersecurity solution
Kaspersky Lab teams up with LogMeIn to streamline anditivus and offer a joint complementary licence of Kaspersky Endpoint for Windows.
Kaspersky Labs offers $50,000 'bug bounty' to security researchers
Security researchers Kaspersky Lab & bug bounty platform Hacker One are co-launching a Bug Bounty Program that offers $50,000 to security researchers.
Kaspersky Lab woos partners at Sydney event, announces new hires
Kaspersky Lab ANZ reached out to channel partners at an event held in Sydney yesterday, and announced new hires including Peter Brady as general manag
Battle of the sexes: How long do we wait before we reach for our phones?
It's the common conundrum. When you're out with friends, workmates or waiting for an appointment, you have that insatiable urge to check your phone.
Kaspersky Lab discovers underground market selling 70,000 hacked servers
Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered an underground market of hacked servers, which can sell for as little as $6 per compromised server.
Clever security offering making money for telco service providers
Wedge Networks is offering up security-as-a-service, giving telco service providers a point of differentiation - and high margins.
Android continues to be second most attacked platform, Kaspersky steps in
"Statistics show that Android continues to be the second most attacked platform after Microsoft Windows, which is why owners need security solutions."
What's really going on with men, women, and their smartphone photos?
“It is not surprising that women use and value the information stored on connected devices differently from men."
Mobile malware at an all-time high
“As mobile devices become more and more functional, cybercriminals have become more and more sophisticated at attacks that attempt to steal money."
New Kaspersky Lab ANZ general manager to drive enterprise sales
“I look forward to leading and mentoring the ever-growing team to achieve the company’s goals and expand its presence in the enterprise arena."
Dangerous Android banking Trojan breaks into Google Play store
Identified as ‘one of the most dangerous Android banking Trojans ever seen', the Acecard malware is capable of attacking users of nearly 50 apps.
Banking customers won't stand for subpar security, study finds
"There is an expectation that banks are taking adequate measures to safeguard their customers against fraud and breaches."
Adwind malware: a 'worrying' trend
Almost half a million users globally have been affected by Adwind malware.
Threats new and old targeting financial organisations
“Attacks on financial institutions uncovered in 2015 indicate a worrying trend of cyber-criminals aggressively embracing APT-style attacks."
Spam goes mobile
“Mobile malware and fraudulent spam is becoming more popular and efforts to dupe victims are becoming more sophisticated year on year."
Will your trusted digital device become your biggest enemy?
As digital devices become a staple of people’s every day lives, personal and private information is increasingly at risk.
New Trojan infecting mobile banking
"Based on current trends, we can assume that in 2016, the development and prevalence of mobile banking malware will continue to grow."
Wearables a growing target for cyber attacks
"We live in a truly connected world. But as the number of connected devices continues to grow, so does the number of threats."
DDoS suspicions run rampant in enterprise space
A number of companies have accused their competitors of staging Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against them, according to new research.
DDoS attacks target IT, telecoms and finance companies
"The days of DDoS attacks being an operational frustration that just resulted in some downtime are long over.”