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Kaspersky: Minecraft’s popularity being exploited to bombard users with unwanted ads

By Staff Writer 26 November 2020

More than 20 applications advertised on app stores pretending to offer additional Minecraft features are in fact bombarding users with unwanted ads, finds Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky warns to be extra vigilant for Black Friday shopping this year

By Staff Writer 18 November 2020

Kaspersky warns where there is money to be made, you can be certain that cybercriminals will be watching and looking for opportunities to exploit unsuspecting shoppers. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Cybercriminals shifting focus from encrypting data to publishing confidential information online

By Staff Writer 12 November 2020

Over the past couple years, widespread ransomware attacks - where criminals use malware to encrypt your data and hold it for ransom - have been replaced by more targeted attacks against... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal introduces API integration for community members

By Staff Writer 11 November 2020

Newly announced by Kaspersky is free access to the Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal, which gathers together all of the company’s actionable insights on threats and introduces API integration for... FULL STORY >

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GravityRAT strikes back - spyware cunningly becomes multiplatform

By Staff Writer 20 October 2020

Kaspersky has identified a previously unknown piece of Android spyware, with this malicious module inserted into a travel application for users based in India. FULL STORY >

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Industrial espionage in action: A new toolset is being deployed against industrial holdings

By Staff Writer 8 October 2020

Kaspersky researchers uncovered a series of highly targeted attacks against industrial holdings dating back to 2018 - far more rare in the world of advanced persistent threat (APT) actors than campaigns... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky registers growing interest in PlayStation 5 among cybercriminals

By Staff Writer 1 October 2020

Kaspersky experts have recently detected a growing interest among phishers and scammers in the popular game console PlayStation, the new version of which is going to be launched in November. FULL STORY >

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As soon as grants for pandemic-hit businesses were announced, scammers went phishing

By Staff Writer 30 September 2020

Kaspersky has highlighted how funds meant for Covid-19 relief were exploited by cybercriminals and phishing attacks. FULL STORY >

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Only 36% of users in South Africa have unique passwords for each account, Kaspersky study shows

By Staff Writer 22 September 2020

Internet users across the globe are yet to master how to use passwords effectively to protect themselves online, according to a new report from Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria saw millions of cyber attacks in 2020

By Staff Writer 22 September 2020

While calculating interim results of threat landscape activity in African countries, the researchers noticed that PUAs attack users almost four times more often than traditional malware. FULL STORY >

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73% of South African parents do not track their children’s location

By Staff Writer 16 September 2020

Using software, it's possible to do so. FULL STORY >

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Digital inclusion: What does it bring to the future of connected vehicles?

By Industry Contributor 3 September 2020

Motorsports, and the automotive industry are set to be changed forever due to the impact of Covid-19, with cybersecurity becoming a prime concern in the drivers seat. Kaspersky's Alexander Moiseev explains. FULL STORY >

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Sharing of streaming services prevails, despite cybersecurity concerns

By Staff Writer 31 August 2020

Move in and log on: 46% of consumers globally are happy to share streaming services with their households, despite a third worrying about their housemates’ digital habits, finds Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky further enhances privacy protection for PC users with new features

By Staff Writer 25 August 2020

Kaspersky has enhanced the protection of users’ personal information on PCs by introducing several new features to its consumer products. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack

By Staff Writer 12 August 2020

Kaspersky researchers have revealed that they recently found two zero-day vulnerabilities - big news in the cybersecurity community. FULL STORY >

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