Kaspersky Lab announces ICS CERT

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 19th, 2016

Kaspersky Lab has announced the creation of the Industrial Systems Computer Emergency Response Team (known as Kaspersky Lab ICS-CERT) – a global CERT entity that welcomes the collaboration of critical infrastructure operators, vendors and government institutions.

Kaspersky Lab bests TOP3 metric for Internet security

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 1st, 2016

Kaspersky Lab has announced that for the third year in a row, it has achieves the top spot in the TOP3 metric for Internet security.

Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivals

Joab Jackson by Joab Jackson - August 17th, 2015

In response to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky Lab has denied planting misleading information in its public virus reports as a way to foil competitors.

Kaspersky Lab hosts partner roadshows across MENA region

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 2nd, 2015

Kaspersky Lab recently hosted a series of roadshows across the Middle East and North Africa region aimed at helping local partners protect their current investments and focus more on driving business growth.

Kaspersky Lab reveals cyberattack on its corporate network

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - June 16th, 2015

Earlier in 2015 during a test, a prototype of an anti-APT solution developed by Kaspersky Lab detected signs of a complex targeted attack on its corporate network.

Kaspersky Lab, EY warn organisations to get prepared for cyberthreats

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 3rd, 2015

Kaspersky Lab’s Cyber Security Weekend for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa which took place April 26-29 in Lisbon, Portugal and brought together specialists from the Kaspersky team, an expert from EY, journalists and business guests.

Kaspersky: Cyber-espionage more sophisticated

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - March 16th, 2015

State sponsored malware is becoming increasingly sophisticated according to a report released by security vendor, Kaspersky Labs. According to a company statement, this new trend was confirmed during analysis of the EquationDrug cyber-espionage platform, the main espionage platform developed by the Equation Group.

Kaspersky: Critical infrastructure faces severe threats

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - March 12th, 2015

Cyber-terrorism attacks against power grids, water supply systems, chemical plants and other critical infrastructure loom as a threat that could become harsh reality before slow-moving agencies act to secure them better, says the head of Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky names Mikhaylov regional MD

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 13th, 2015

Kaspersky Lab has announced the appointment of Ovanes Mikhaylov as its new Managing Director in the Middle East.

Kaspersky: Syrian cyberspace conflict intensifies

Brian Karlovsky by Brian Karlovsky - August 19th, 2014

The cyberspace conflict in the Middle East – particularly Syria – is intensifying as sides exploit malware in a bid to gain advantages, according to Kaspersky Lab’s latest threat research.

Kaspersky: One in three UAE users reject mobile banking

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 20th, 2014

More than a third of UAE users do not feel safe making e-payments on their smartphones or tablets, according to research from Kaspersky.

Kaspersky Lab: Beware of Neverquest Trojan banker

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 13th, 2014

Kaspersky Lab has recorded thousands of attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack “any bank in any country”.

CNME Q&A: Natalya Kaspersky

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 8th, 2014

CNME talks to the InfoWatch CEO

Kaspersky Lab finds gamers attacked 11.7 million times in 2013

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 7th, 2014

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by 11.7 million attacks in 2013.

Kaspersky Lab: global internet threat up 6.9 percent in 2013

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - December 22nd, 2013

The overall global Internet threat level grew by 6.9 percentage points in 2013, with 41.6 percent of user computers being attacked at least once, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky, six others top malware removal tests

Mark Hachman by Mark Hachman - December 5th, 2013

Analyst firm A-V Comparative has released its November 2013 list of the antimalware programmes that do the best job of removing malware from an already infected system.

Kaspersky: trojan programme ‘Neverquest’ new threat to online banking

Lucian Constantin by Lucian Constantin - November 27th, 2013

A new Trojan programme that targets users of online financial services has the potential to spread very quickly over the next few months, security researchers warn.

Kaspersky and Abu Dhabi Racing join to promote racing talent

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 17th, 2013

Kaspersky Lab has announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi Racing which is intended to create more opportunities for young Emiratis as rally and racing drivers in the world of motorsport.

Kaspersky investigation shows malware is on the rise

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 5th, 2013

Kaspersky Lab has revealed research results that show an increase in malware in the Middle East.

Kaspersky secures another top spot in real-world anti-virus test

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - August 12th, 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 has been named the industry’s best home security solution by Dennis Technology Labs.

Enterprise anti-virus software test puts Kaspersky software out front, Microsoft at bottom

Ellen Mesmmer by Ellen Mesmmer - July 15th, 2013

Dennis Technology Labs said the most accurate product was Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows.

Kaspersky Lab MD resigns, announces immediate replacement

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - July 8th, 2013

Kaspersky Lab’s regional managing director, Tarek Kuzbari, has announced that he has resigned from his post and that corporate sales manager, Khalid Abu Baker, has replaced him with immediate effect. In an exclusive […]

Kaspersky, Trend Micro gain perfect scores in real-world protection test

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - July 7th, 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 and Trend Micro Internet Security 2013 reportedly blocked 100 percent of malicious online attacks in a recent real-world protection test.

Spammers reverting to old tricks in Q1 2013, says Kaspersky

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - May 16th, 2013

According to Kaspersky Lab’s latest spam report, spammers are reverting to old tricks in order to avoid detection from spam filters. One such method being employed by spammers during Q1 2013, Kaspersky said, […]

First targeted attack for Android discovered by Kaspersky

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - April 16th, 2013

Kaspersky Lab has detected a new targeted attack against Uyghur activists which, for the first time, is based on a malicious program for Android-based mobile devices. The attack is designed and performed in […]

Kaspersky catches bitcoin-mining malware on Skype

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - April 8th, 2013

Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have identified a spam message campaign on Skype that spreads a piece of malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities. Bitcoin (BTC) is a decentralised digital currency that has seen […]

Mega DDoS attacks on the rise – Kaspersky

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - March 28th, 2013

DDoS attacks like the one that resulted from an altercation between a Dutch company and Spamhaus this week are on the rise, according to a statement from Kaspersky Labs. The security vendor was […]

Kaspersky adds mobile, system management to business security offering

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - January 31st, 2013

Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday made its bid to reduce the complexity associated with managing IT security processes in corporate environments, with a new product that combines the company’s anti-malware technology with new mobile […]

‘Shamoon’ cyberweapon the work of amateurs, Kaspersky says

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - September 17th, 2012

The ‘Shamoon’ malware that nixed the hard drives of 30,000 Saudi oil industry PCs in August was more of a ‘quick and dirty’ job by talented amateurs than a skilfully crafted professional cyberweapon, an […]

Kaspersky Lab launches technical support centres in UAE

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - September 12th, 2012

Kaspersky Lab has announced the availability of dedicated numbers for technical support centres for users of Kaspersky Lab home and small office products for the UAE and KSA. Kaspersky Lab customer support agents […]

Kaspersky releases security solution for virtualised companies

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - April 25th, 2012

Kaspersky Lab today announced the release of its latest security technology to protect virtualised companies from malware and cyber criminals. Kaspersky Security for Virtualization is delivered as a virtual security appliance that integrates […]

Kaspersky conference highlights the need for an international framework

Pallavi Sharma by Pallavi Sharma - February 9th, 2012

The panel discussion at the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Conference titled “Cyber Security Co-operation: Bringing Nations together” brought together a group of international experts along with the company’s CEO, Eugene Kaspersky to highlight the […]

Don’t forget cybercrime: Kaspersky research team

Pallavi Sharma by Pallavi Sharma - February 8th, 2012

Stefan Tanase, senior security researcher, EEMEA, Global Research and Analysis Team (GREAT), Kaspersky Lab, at the security firm’s cyber conference today, urged the audience to remember that while cyber warfare was the focal […]

Kaspersky CEO calls for international treaties to avoid cyberwar

Pallavi Sharma by Pallavi Sharma - February 7th, 2012

The general consensus at Kaspersky Lab’s Cyber Conference titled 2012: IT Security in the age of Cyber Warfare was in agreement with a recent statement by secretary of defence of the United States […]

Cyber war is here, and everyone can get caught in it: Kaspersky

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - January 19th, 2012

The Internet is becoming a cyber war ground that companies and users will get caught in the middle of, warned Costin Raiu, director of global research and analysis at Kaspersky Lab. Cyber warfare […]

Kaspersky aims for top three slots in IT security

Sathya Mithra Ashok by Sathya Mithra Ashok - April 6th, 2011

Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to refine its organisational structure and become one of the top three IT security solutions providers for endpoint users in 2011. “This year we are closer than ever […]

Dubai Municipality implements Kaspersky solutions

Sathya Mithra Ashok by Sathya Mithra Ashok - October 26th, 2010

Dubai Municipality, the government organisation responsible for planning, designing, building and managing the municipal infrastructure and other related facilities and services of Dubai, has signed a products installation, training and service level of […]

Kaspersky releases AV prototype for Windows 7

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - February 17th, 2009

The new technical prototype of Kaspersky Anti-Virus is designed to secure computers running under Windows 7. The beta test version of Microsoft Windows 7 operating system was released at the beginning of January […]

Kaspersky says Web hack 'should not have happened'

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - February 10th, 2009

It's the worst thing that can happen to a computer security vendor: This weekend, Moscow's Kaspersky Lab was hacked. A hacker, who identified himself only as Unu, said that he was able to […]

Future perfect

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 14th, 2016

John McCarthy, who coined the term, defined Artificial Intelligence as ‘the science and engineering of making intelligent machines.’ Recently, intelligent machines – their creators, specifically – have taken leaps and bounds when it comes to meeting humans as equals in terms of processing power and the ability to make informed decisions.

Westcon-Comstor Security Practice to showcase offerings at GISEC

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 27th, 2016

The company will showcase its recently ramped up services solutions portfolio as well as the latest innovations in the security space from two of its key vendor partners Kaspersky Lab and Firemon.

Risky business

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 14th, 2016

On a recent trip to Dubai, Kaspersky Lab’s CEO and Founder Eugene Kaspersky took time out to tell James Dartnell about his greatest cybersecurity concerns for 2016, and the prospects for better threat defence in the enterprise and consumer spaces.

The six pillars of next-gen endpoint protection

Tomer Weingarten, CEO, SentinelOne by Tomer Weingarten, CEO, SentinelOne - September 9th, 2015

Advancements in attack evasion techniques are making new threats extremely difficult to detect. To keep up, a new security model that uses a different approach to the traditional “evidence of compromise” process is needed.

Hacking Team zero-day used in new Darkhotel attacks

Maria Korolov by Maria Korolov - August 12th, 2015

According to recent reports, files and tools owned by the Hacking Team that has been leaked previously has now been repurposed by a cyber-espionage group targeting luxury hotels.

The big migration

Ovanes Mikhailov, Managing Director, Middle East, Kaspersky Lab by Ovanes Mikhailov, Managing Director, Middle East, Kaspersky Lab - August 12th, 2015

Ovanes Mikhailov, Managing Director, Middle East, Kaspersky Lab, shares insight on the top security issues IT leaders need to consider when migrating to a new OS.

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