Tag: Kaspersky

Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal avoid Cyber Attacks

Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal avoid Cyber Attacks

Cyber Security, Internet
Driven by the goal of building a safer world, Kaspersky today announces new access to its threat intelligence portal offering its revered threat analysis to a wider audience of incident responders and Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts working in-house and at Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal is a single point of access for the company’s threat intelligence and provides all cyberattack data and insights gathered by Kaspersky, allowing enterprises to investigate and respond to threats in a timely manner. Access to relevant threat information enables a company to quickly analyze suspicious activity, making the work of IT security departments more effective. Despite this, a recent Kaspersky survey revealed that only 36% of enterprises cu

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 extends ransomware, webcam, Wi-Fi protection

Cyber Security, Internet
Kaspersky Labs has announced its updated product range for home users, including Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 ($59.95) and Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 (also $59.95, 3 PCs, 1 year: offer expires 25th August 2014). Reports Betanews. Both products now include an extra layer of protection from Cryptolocker-type ransomware. Kaspersky’s System Watcher now looks out for suspect processes trying to modify user files, and immediately backs up the originals. If the package finds the process was malicious then not only will the malware be removed, but you’ll get your documents back, too (or any tampered with in this session, anyway – backups are deleted when the program closes down).  Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 also tackles "camfecting", illicit attempts to access a webcam. Kaspersky’s Appli

Nigerian spammers piggyback on Syrian conflict: Kaspersky

Cyber Security
Ongoing conflict in Syria has resulted in a “surge” of Nigerian scam emails containing references to the Middle East country, says global internet security firm Kaspersky. A civil war has been raging in Syria since 2011 as rebel forces seek to oust the Ba'ath government. And Nigerian spammers have sought to take advantage of the on-edge political situation in Syria, says Kaspersky. Kaspersky says the Nigerian scam messages, written in the names of representatives of reputed Syrian and UK banks, typically state that their ‘clients’ want to transfer multi-million savings from their accounts because of the Syrian unrest, and that they are looking for a partner to help them. The scammers also provide a contact phone number and the personal email of the “bank client” allegedly looking for