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.
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 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”.
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Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by 11.7 million attacks in 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.
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.
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 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 Lab has revealed research results that show an increase in malware in the Middle East.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 has been named the industry’s best home security solution by Dennis Technology Labs.
Dennis Technology Labs said the most accurate product was Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows.
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 Internet Security 2013 and Trend Micro Internet Security 2013 reportedly blocked 100 percent of malicious online attacks in a recent real-world protection test.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Stuxnet, the powerful malware that wormed its way in and hobbled Iran’s uranium enrichment efforts, infiltrated the secure networks of the nuclear program via trusted partners, newly public information reveals.
In addition to dealing with cybercriminals and hacktivists, enterprise security managers must pay increasing attention to avoid becoming collateral to nation-state cyber-warfare. Do recent high profile attacks on the region indicate that Middle Eastern businesses are at greater risk of attack, and what damage can cyber warfare inflict?
With cybercrime an ever-present danger, hackers around the world attack user data for financial and political gain. But they are not all bad. CNME takes a look at the mindset of hackers good and evil, and how they constantly ask questions of governments and top companies.
The OS wars are nothing new. Every user has a laundry list of reasons why their operating system is king. One of the key points in determining which OS reigns supreme is security. CNME investigates the security successes and pitfalls of the most commonly used operating systems.
From paying bills on our smartphones to banking on our tablets, we are living more and more of our lives on our mobile devices. However, with all of this agility comes a measure of concern.
From April 20-24th, experts from Kaspersky Lab met with leading media in the region at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, Hungary.
Virtualisation has made the data centre a more flexible and agile place. However, the trade-off in this software-defined shift is a measure of complexity when it comes to protecting our data. Enterprises must reconsider their protection strategy to reflect the new, virtualised world.
What do Middle East governments need when it comes to security, and are newly formed government entities set to revolutionise the way that states think about security?
With security so high on the agenda, businesses are doing everything they can to safeguard their networks from cyber-criminals keen to capitalise on software exploits. But do businesses pay enough attention to software updates when there are hundreds of other issues to address?
The world is still in the foothills of the cyberwar era but already online confrontation is being defined by an unstable and possibly dangerous mixture of proxy conflicts and old-fashioned espionage, mixed with lower-level digital activism, security firm FireEye has said.
And it was all going so well. As vendors began to build more comprehensive cloud-based product roadmaps, Middle Eastern users were beginning to see just how cloud services can streamline their businesses. According to a Gartner report from earlier in the year, cloud adoption was due to grow monumentally in the region up to 2016. This was largely due to issues surrounding security and compliance being ironed out.
When it comes to security, it seems everyone’s in a state of perpetual panic. Whether it’s mobile malware, BYOD or hacktivism, over the course of 2013 the issue of protecting valuable information and resisting attack has inspired a dizzying and persistent challenge.
Google has removed an application from its Play store that purported to be AdBlock Plus, a well-known application that blocks online ads.
Can the big cloud vendors work around the allegations of NSA surveillance, or is there a gloomy outlook for cloud in the region?
Kaspersky Lab researchers identified Android malware threats that receive commands from attackers through the Google Cloud Messaging service.
What’s rectangular, gold, and 18 percent thinner than a No. 2 pencil? The iPad Air 2, which Apple unveiled Thursday. Sporting subtle refinements like a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a beefed-up iSight […]
No major changes compared to Windows Server 2012 R2, but some very good incremental ones. With this just a very early version, here are some changes you might want to consider as you decide when to start looking at the release.
Although over-priced, the smartphone packs impressive features to meet the demands of the luxury user.