The annual Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Weekend for Asia Pacific countries took place on 5-8 October 2016 in Bali, Indonesia, and gathered industry professionals with the aim of raising awareness about cybersecurity issues, highlighting the current IT threats affecting the region and sharing advice on how to mitigate them. Special attention was paid to financial threats that are on the rise globally and in APAC, posing a high risk to organizations and individuals.
At the beginning of the summer, Kaspersky Lab assisted in the arrest of suspects that were part of the Lurk gang, which allegedly stole more than 45 million dollars from a number of companies and banks in Russia. It was the largest financial cybercrime group to be caught in recent years. However, this wasn’t the only cybercriminal activity Lurk group has been involved in.Continue reading …