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Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
05 Nov 2018
Small businesses repeatedly falling victim to ransomware - Kaspersky
Many SMBs have fallen victim to multiple attacks – with 37% having experienced two or three infections.
16 Oct 2018
Exclusive: A better future for women in cyber security
"We aim to encourage women to get more involved in the security technology space."
02 Oct 2018
Exclusive: The major risks of cyber Balkanization
"The cyber world is falling apart and the united internet we're used to is ceasing to exist."
01 Oct 2018
Exclusive: Will there always be a human-factor in cyber security?
"I think the majority of sophisticated malware can't be uncovered by machines."
28 Sep 2018
Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
"Our goal is to secure the internet, help solve global problems and apprehend sophisticated threats."
27 Sep 2018
How to address Australia’s alarming cyber security shortage
"To address the cyber security skill shortages in Australia, CySCA aims to promote cyber security as a career option."
24 Sep 2018
Cybersecurity for dummies: How to minimise the risk of data loss
"The value of the data you cannot touch is more than the price of the device you can hold."
24 Sep 2018
Avoidable mistakes lead to iOS cryptomining attacks
The attack dubbed ‘Roaming Mantis’ remains highly active, exploring new tricks and techniques to extend its reach.
21 Sep 2018
Why the Lazarus group poses a massive threat to businesses
Heightened cyberheist activity by the notorious Lazarus group could give rise to more fake supply chain attacks.
21 Sep 2018
Cybersecurity risks that can result from Balkanisation in cyberspace
"We can clearly see that the utopia of a borderless digital global village is coming to an end."
21 Sep 2018
Remote administration tools bring unexpected threats to industrial networks
According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT, RATs are incredibly widespread across all industries.
21 Sep 2018
More than 40% of ICS computers were attacked in H1 2018
Cyber attacks on industrial computers are considered to be an extremely dangerous threat as they cause material losses and production downtime for a whole system.
12 Sep 2018
Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Cybercriminals who use botnets to conduct their attacks are shifting away from single-purpose malware .
05 Sep 2018
DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
“DDoS attacks can be used as a smokescreen to steal money or to demand a ransom for calling off an attack.”
02 Aug 2018
Cybercriminals reap benefits of cryptocurrency hype
Cybercriminals are reaping the benefits of the cryptocurrency hype, bringing in millions of dollars through fake exchanges and fake ICO offers.
17 Jul 2018
IDC - APAC’s security services vendor Leaders and Players
IDC has released the results of its 2018 APAC vendor assessments for managed security services and threat lifecycle services.
04 Jul 2018
Kaspersky Lab enters premium partnership with Synnex NZ
“Synnex has been in search for a premium security partner since we entered the New Zealand market in 2005.”
29 May 2018
Kaspersky Lab partners with Singapore academic institutions on cybersecurity education
Kaspersky Lab will work with three Singapore academic institutions to support the development of cybersecurity education.
24 Apr 2018
Kaspersky Lab appoints new general manager for Southeast Asia
“I’m excited to be a part of this company particularly at this time where cybersecurity is one of the most dynamic fields of ICT."
02 Mar 2018
Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
09 Jan 2018
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.
15 Nov 2017
CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
07 Nov 2017
Kaspersky CEO rubbishes ‘false’ allegations of hacking from US media
It was only weeks ago when the US Government had been hacked again and blamed Kaspersky Labs - the cybersecurity company's CEO says they're false.
27 Oct 2017