Category Archives: Virus
Skygofree: Following in the footsteps of HackingTeam

At the beginning of October 2017, we discovered new Android spyware with several features previously unseen in the wild. In the course of further research, we found a number of…

Happy IR in the New Year!

At the end of last year Mr. Jake Williams from aka @MalwareJake asked a very important question about Lack of visibility during detecting APT intrusions in twitter. Results show us…

Nhash: petty pranks with big finances

According to our data, cryptocurrency miners are rapidly gaining in popularity. In an earlier publication we noted that cybercriminals were making use of social engineering to install this sort of…

Travle aka PYLOT backdoor hits Russian-speaking targets

.travle-big-table td{border:1px solid #eee!important}.travle-big-table td[colspan=”3″]{padding: 10px;} At the end of September, Palo Alto released a report on Unit42 activity where they – among other things – talked about PYLOT malware….

Jack of all trades

Nowadays, it’s all too easy to end up with malicious apps on your smartphone, even if you’re using the official Google Play app store. The situation gets even worse when…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin. Overall statistics for 2017

All the statistics used in this report were obtained using Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), a distributed antivirus network that works with various anti-malware protection components. The data was collected from KSN…

Still Stealing

Two years ago in October 2015 we published a blogpost about a popular malware that was being distributed from the Google Play Store. Over the next two years we detected…

Cybercriminals vs financial institutions in 2018: what to expect

ul li {margin-bottom:2.4rem;} Introduction – key events in 2017 2017 was a year of great changes in the world of cyberthreats facing financial organizations. Firstly, in 2017 we witnessed a…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Review of the Year 2017

ul li {margin-bottom:2.4rem;} Introduction The end of the year is a good time to take stock of the main cyberthreat incidents that took place over the preceding 12 months or…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin – Story of the year 2017

 Download the Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Story of the year 2017 Introduction: what we learned in 2017 In 2017, the ransomware threat suddenly and spectacularly evolved. Three unprecedented outbreaks transformed the…

IoT lottery: finding a perfectly secure connected device

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great for shopping. Vendors flood the market with all kinds of goods, including lots of exciting connected devices that promise to make our life…

Android commercial spyware

There’s certainly no shortage of commercial spying apps for Android, with most positioned as parental control tools. In reality, however, these apps barely differ from spyware, with the exception perhaps…

Threat Predictions for Connected Life in 2018

ul li {margin-bottom:2.4rem;}  Download the Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for Connected Life in 2018 Introduction: To be awake is to be online The average home now has around three…

Kaspersky Lab – Beyond Black Friday Threat Report, November 2017

Introduction The festive holiday shopping season, which covers Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in late November as well as Christmas in December, now accounts for a significant share of…

Investigation Report for the September 2014 Equation malware detection incident in the US

Background In early October, a story was published by the Wall Street Journal alleging Kaspersky Lab software was used to siphon classified data from an NSA employee’s home computer system….

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