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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."
Avoidable mistakes lead to iOS cryptomining attacks
The attack dubbed ‘Roaming Mantis’ remains highly active, exploring new tricks and techniques to extend its reach.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Cybercriminals who use botnets to conduct their attacks are shifting away from single-purpose malware .
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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."
Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
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.
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.
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.
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Piers Wilson says that in some ways, it is genuinely shocking that the NSA has allowed a contractor to expose vital US cyber-defence data like this.
US Govt & Kaspersky in dispute over cyberespionage claims
The fiasco comes after DHS suspected a link between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence that could potentially risk US national security.
ShadowPad exploit ‘one of the biggest’ APAC supply chain attacks
Several recent versions of NetSarang Server Management software were compromised by the ‘ShadowPad’ exploit.
Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble
The humble password is still creating headaches for internet users across the world – and many people are still making bad password decisions.
DDoS: A decoy to the back door, survey finds
"56% of those surveyed believed DDoS attacks their companies had experienced were a smokescreen or decoy for other criminal activities."
Kaspersky Lab says "stay fearless and don’t pay the ransom!”
"From a consumer perspective, what’s really important is that ransomware is reported to law enforcement agencies to help fight this threat."