In October cybercriminals used the tumult around the Ebola virus to send letters containing malware Backdoor.Win32.DarkKomet.dtzn.
The percentage of spam in September's email traffic averaged 66.5%, which is 0.7 percentage points down from August. The amount of unsolicited email consistently decreased throughout the month – in early September the percentage of spam averaged 69.3% while in the end it dropped to 63.1%.
Hotels used to offer customers free tablets while using their facilities. In one such hotel a free iPad especially installed in my room included a lot of private personal information from previous guests.
More and more people keep talking about the feature of payments via NFC. The problem in this particular case is that somebody reversed the "Tarjeta BIP!" cards and found a means to re-charge them for free.
We got an interesting file for analysis a short while ago. It turned out to be a sample of modular malware for MacOS X.
This morning was possibly one of the most information rich in the history of Microsoft's patch Tuesdays.
The developers of Gomal, a new mobile Trojan, not only achieved a new level of camouflage by adding Tic Tac Toe game to their malicious program, but also implemented interesting techniques which are new to this kind of malware.
During the course of this investigation, Kaspersky Lab’s experts discovered a piece of malware infecting ATMs that allowed attackers to empty the cash machines via direct manipulation, stealing millions of dollars. INTERPOL alerted the affected member countries and is assisting ongoing investigations.
The number of mobile threats is growing and the damage that can be caused by them, potentially, runs to millions of dollars. . Over a 12 month period, Kaspersky Lab security products reported 3,408,112 malware detections on the devices of 1,023,202 users. 59.06% of malware detections related to programs capable of stealing users’ money.
During the last week of September the antimalware industry got together in one of the oldest and most legendary information security conferences in the world, the 24th Virus Bulletin International Conference (VB2014), held in the beautiful Seattle, USA.