North American data breaches at an all time high

If North American enterprises ever had any doubt they are the prime targets of cyber attackers, a new Kaspersky Lab report should erase them. According to the report, based on a global survey of

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Your employees are the biggest cyber threats to your business

Malware isn’t the only security risk to businesses, as employees are the top cause of costly security breaches according to a report by global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky’s Business Perception of IT

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Alex Radu

Lack of security expertise has direct impact on damage caused by breaches, says Kaspersky

Enterprises that don't want to pony up the cash to pay for a suitably-sized security staff may find they're dishing out even more cash when a breach happens. Research released by security vendor Kaspersky Lab

Published on: August 19th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Here’s a marketplace where hacked servers from almost every country can be sold over and over again

To understand the scale of hackers out in the world, perhaps this one example is all that is needed. Kaspersky Lab has released information on xDedic, a global forum that appears to be run

Published on: June 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

Kaspersky unveils ATM and PoS security solution

With cyberattacks on retailers growing by the day, it's surprising few security vendors have aimed solutions directly at vectors specific to this industry. Kaspersky Lab is hoping to change that with the release

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Ransomware is growing in double digits: report

It looks like ransomware is nowhere near slowing down. According to Kaspersky Lab's Q1 threat report, ransomware attacks have increased by 30 per cent from the previous quarter. This includes a 14 per

Published on: May 5th, 2016 CDN Staff

Kaspersky announces private network offering among three service additions

Kaspersky has added three new services solutions and services to its cyber security portfolio. Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform  This combination of technology and services is designed to be a holistic approach to preventing,

Published on: March 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Kaspersky researcher discusses its obligations upon identifying hackers

Just last week, CDN reported on Kaspersky Lab's identification of Poseidon Group, an entity that uses malware and extortion-like tactics to coerce victims into contracting it as a security firm, all within the scope of legality.

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Dave Yin

This Brazilian hacking group is “legally” extorting its victims

How closely should security vendors work with law enforcement? Kaspersky Lab has said that its research team has identified Poseidon Group, an entity that uses malware and extortion-like tactics to coerce victims into contracting

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Kaspersky leadership shakeup sees departure of North American operations lead

Two top dogs have left Kaspersky Lab, the security vendor has confirmed, including the leader of North American operations Christopher Doggett. Reuters reports that company chief executive Eugene Kaspersky confirmed the news during

Published on: December 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

New daily malware count was on the decline in 2015: Kaspersky

Malware, it seems, has peaked - at least in the number of novel files. A new report released by Kaspersky Lab suggests that the average number of new malware files in 2015 is

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canada is among top malware-hosting countries but stays relatively safe, researchers say

In the threat landscape, Canadians may be helping attack others while avoiding the brunt of it. These are among the findings of Kaspersky Lab's Q3 malware report, which found that Canada and Sweden

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Kaspersky’s new price tags on data leaks may give sticker shock

We all know security breaches are costly, but just how much? New figures released by Kaspersky Lab on the budget required to recover from such a breach are oddly specific: $551,000 for enterprises and

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Dave Yin

Security experts talk MSSP shortage and how companies make breaches an easy thing

Why are security breaches still happening? This is one question that Team Impact, the hackers behind the infamous Ashley Madison hack helped answer in recent weeks. The answer being - sometimes, businesses don't

Published on: September 1st, 2015 Dave Yin