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Kaspersky Lab Report on DDoS Attacks in Q1 2017: The Lull before the Storm

Kaspersky Lab Report on DDoS Attacks in Q1 2017: The Lull before the Storm

The first quarter of 2017 has confirmed the forecasts about the evolution of DDoS attacks made by Kaspersky Lab experts following the 2016 results. It also demonstrates that cybercriminals need a rest too.

Kaspersky Lab’s statement on WannaCry and Lazarus Group

On Monday, May, a security researcher from Google posted an artifact on Twitter potentially pointing at a connection between the WannaCry ransomware attacks that recently hit thousands of organizations and private users around the world, and the malware attributed to the infamous Lazarus hacking group, responsible for a series of devastating attacks against government organizations, media and financial institutions. The largest operations linked to the Lazarus group include: the attacks against Sony Pictures in 2014, the Central Bank of Bangladesh cyber heist in 2016 and a subsequent series of similar attacks continued in 2017.

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People at Risk of Data Heartache, and They Have Themselves to Blame, Kaspersky Lab Study Shows

People love their digital devices. Yet, they put it at risk with dangerous behaviour that compromises security. New research by Kaspersky Lab reveals a contradiction in the way people treat their data – although they are aware of the threat from cybercriminals, their actions show they’re failing to protect their data properly, with around half not even using basic security measures such as passwords or PINs.

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One in Four Banks Find it Difficult to Verify the Identity of Online Banking Customers

According to the latest Financial Institutions Security Risks survey, 24% of banks worldwide struggle with the identification of their customers when delivering digital and online banking services. As more than half of banks (59%) anticipate growing financial losses due to fraud in the next three years, the verification of a user’s identity should be taking central stage in the cybersecurity strategies of financial institutions, Kaspersky Lab warns.

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Kaspersky Lab Latest Update:People Are Becoming More Cyber Savvy Per Index in H2 2016

Kaspersky Lab has updated its Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index, a set of indicators that allow the evaluation of the level of risk for Internet users worldwide. The Index for the second half of 2016 demonstrates a positive trend: the number of people who are concerned about their security, and are ready to protect themselves against cyberthreats, is constantly growing.

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People Don’t Realize Their Love For Their Data – Until It’s Too Late, Kaspersky Lab Study Reveals

The old adage “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone” seems more relevant than ever for the digital age, with new research by Kaspersky Lab showing that while people claim that they understand the value of their data, in reality they don’t appreciate its importance until it is lost. People even break out in a cold sweat when they think they have lost data that they previously deemed “trivial”.

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