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Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban

Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban
December 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has taken the United States government to a U.S. federal court for its decision to ban the...

Here's the NSA Employee Who Kept Top Secret Documents at Home

Here's the NSA Employee Who Kept Top Secret Documents at Home
December 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A former employee—who worked for an elite hacking group operated by the U.S. National Security Agency—pleaded guilty on Friday to illegal...

Kaspersky: NSA Worker's Computer Was Already Infected With Malware

Kaspersky: NSA Worker's Computer Was Already Infected With Malware
November 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Refuting allegations that its anti-virus product helped Russian spies steal classified files from an NSA employee's laptop, Kaspersk...

Kaspersky Opens Antivirus Source Code for Independent Review to Rebuild Trust

Kaspersky Opens Antivirus Source Code for Independent Review to Rebuild Trust
October 23, 2017Mohit Kumar
Kaspersky Lab — We have nothing to hide! Russia-based Antivirus firm hits back with what it calls a " comprehensive transparency i...

Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But...

Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But...
October 11, 2017Mohit Kumar
The cold cyber war has just turned hot. According to a story published  today by the New York Times, Israeli government hackers hacked ...

U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets

U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets
October 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Do you know—United States Government has banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky antivirus software over spying fear? Though there...

Jaff Ransomware Decryption Tool Released – Don't Pay, Unlock Files for Free

Jaff Ransomware Decryption Tool Released – Don't Pay, Unlock Files for Free
June 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Hit by Jaff Ransomware? Don't pay the Ransom. You can unlock your files for Free! Kaspersky Labs has released an updated version ...

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling its Antivirus in Windows 10

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling its Antivirus in Windows 10
June 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab is so upset with US software giant Microsoft that the security firm has filed more antitrust complain...

Hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using Fileless Malware

Hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using Fileless Malware
April 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Hackers targeted at least 8 ATMs in Russia and stole $800,000 in a single night, but the method used by the intruders remained a complete...

SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App
August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Researchers have warned users of Android devices to avoid app downloads from particularly unauthorized sources, since a new and sophist...

The Mask, a malware campaign that remained undetected for 7 Years

The Mask, a malware campaign that remained undetected for 7 Years
February 11, 2014Anonymous
A Sophisticated cyber spying operation, ‘ The Mask ’, that has been under the mask for about 7 years targeting approximately 31 countri...

Stuxnet also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant

Stuxnet also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant
November 10, 2013Anonymous
We have a lot of information on Stuxnet virus, a powerful malware that for the first time has shown to governments the capabilities and...

Hacker reported vulnerability in Kaspersky website; Demonstrated malware spreading technique

Hacker reported vulnerability in Kaspersky website; Demonstrated malware spreading technique
August 22, 2013Anonymous
The cyber Security Analyst  ' Ebrahim Hegazy ' (@Zigoo0) Consultant at Q-CERT has found an " Unvalidated Redirection Vul...

Human Rights Activists targeted with new Android malware

Human Rights Activists targeted with new Android malware
March 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
Tibetan and Uyghur activists are once again targeted with a new malware, specially designed for Android devices. This is the first docum...

Old School Hackers spying on European governments

Old School Hackers spying on European governments
March 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
Kaspersky Lab's team of experts recently published a new research report that analyzed that Cyber criminals have targeted government of...

New Adobe Reader Zero-Day Vulnerability spotted in the wild

New Adobe Reader Zero-Day Vulnerability spotted in the wild
February 13, 2013Wang Wei
FireEye researchers recently came across a zero-day security flaw in Adobe Reader that's being actively exploited in the wild. The zero...

Operation Red October : Cyber Espionage campaign against many Governments

Operation Red October : Cyber Espionage campaign against many Governments
January 14, 2013Anonymous
A new sensational discovered has been announced by Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team result of an investigation after s...

Flame Malware against French Government

Flame Malware against French Government
November 22, 2012Anonymous
The news is sensational, according the French magazine L'Express the offices of France's former president Sarkozy were victim of a ...