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The story of the year: ransomware in the headlines

In the past twelve months, the word “ransomware” has popped up in countless headlines worldwide across both print and digital publications: The Wall Street Journal, the BBC, the New York Times. It is no longer just being discussed by CISOs and security professionals, but politicians, school administrators, and hospital directors. Words like Babu
Publish At:2021-12-07 06:06 | Read:104 | Comments:0 | Tags:Kaspersky Security Bulletin Cybercrime Financial malware Law

IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. PC statistics

IT threat evolution Q3 2021 IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. PC statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. Mobile statistics These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q3 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocke
Publish At:2021-11-26 10:01 | Read:341 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Apple MacOS Internet of Things Malware Descr

IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. Mobile statistics

IT threat evolution Q3 2021 IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. PC statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. Mobile statistics These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q3 2021: 9,599,519 malware, adware an
Publish At:2021-11-26 10:01 | Read:308 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Google Android Malware Descriptions M

Black Friday 2021: How to Have a Scam-Free Shopping Day

Fact 1: cybercriminals love to exploit big holidays for personal gain. Case in point: we’re already seeing scams targeting World Cup fans more than a year out from the event. Fact 2: the retail sector, particularly e-commerce, has always been popular with cybercriminals. In Q3 2021, online stores were in second place by share of recorded phishing attac
Publish At:2021-11-22 06:06 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications Electronic Payments Internet Banking Malware St

Streaming wars continue — what about cyberthreats?

Last year became a banner year for the online entertainment industry. Driven by the pandemic lockdown restrictions and imposed work-from-home policies, people got to spend more time at home looking for replacements for familiar sources of entertainment. While theatres and sports stadiums suffered from a lack of live events, other businesses, like online stre
Publish At:2021-11-10 07:18 | Read:396 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications Adware Cybercrime Darknet Malware Malware Stati

Trickbot module descriptions

Trickbot (aka TrickLoader or Trickster), is a successor of the Dyre banking Trojan that was active from 2014 to 2016 and performed man-in-the-browser attacks in order to steal banking credentials. Trickbot was first discovered in October 2016. Just like Dyre, its main functionality was initially the theft of online banking data. However, over time, its tacti
Publish At:2021-10-19 07:31 | Read:1018 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware descriptions Financial malware Malware Malware Descr

Incident response analyst report 2020

 Download full report (PDF) The Incident response analyst report provides insights into incident investigation services conducted by Kaspersky in 2020. We deliver a range of services to help organizations when they are in need: incident response, digital forensics and malware analysis. Data in the report comes from our daily practices with organizations
Publish At:2021-09-13 08:36 | Read:644 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications Cybercrime Data leaks Drive-by attack Financial

Threat landscape for industrial automation systems in H1 2021

The H1 2021 ICS threat report at a glance Percentage of ICS computers attacked During the first half of 2021 (H1 2021), the percentage of attacked ICS computers was 8%, which was 0.4 percentage points (p.p.) higher than that for H2 2020. Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked (download) Numbers per country varied fr
Publish At:2021-09-09 08:36 | Read:532 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industrial threats Industrial control systems Malware Statis

Gaming-related cyberthreats in 2020 and 2021

The video game industry is soaring, not in the least thanks to the lockdowns, which forced people to look for new ways to entertain themselves and socialize. Even with things going back to normal, gaming is expected to have a very bright future. Newzoo estimates the industry to gross 175.8 billion USD in 2021, which is slightly less than the total revenue in
Publish At:2021-08-23 08:29 | Read:1442 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Adware Fraud Gaming malware Google Android Malware

IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. PC statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q2 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocked 1,686,025,551 attacks from online resources across the globe. Web antivirus recognized 675,832,360 unique URLs as malicious.
Publish At:2021-08-12 08:40 | Read:1508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Apple MacOS Backdoor Financial malwar

IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. Mobile statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures In Q2 2021, according to data from Kaspersky Security Network: 14,465,672 malware, adware and riskware attacks were prevented. The largest share of all detected threats accrued to RiskTool programs — 38.48
Publish At:2021-08-12 08:40 | Read:1835 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Google Android Malware Descriptions M

Managed Detection and Response in Q4 2020

 Download full report (PDF) As cyberattacks become more sophisticated, and security solutions require more resources to analyze the huge amount of data gathered every day, many organizations feel the need for advanced security services that can deal with this growing complexity in real time, 24/7. This article contains some analytical findings from Mana
Publish At:2021-07-21 06:15 | Read:750 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications DDoS-attacks Malware Statistics Security techno

Arrests of members of Tetrade seed groups Grandoreiro and Melcoz

Spain’s Ministry of the Interior has announced the arrest of 16 individuals connected to the Grandoreiro and Melcoz (also known as Mekotio) cybercrime groups. Both are originally from Brazil and form part of the Tetrade umbrella, operating for a few years now in Latin America and Western Europe. Grandoreiro is a banking Trojan malware family that initi
Publish At:2021-07-14 15:34 | Read:547 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incidents Brazil Cybercrime Financial malware Law Enforcemen

Do cybercriminals play cyber games in quarantine? A look one year later

Last year, we decided to take a look at how the pandemic influenced the gaming industry and what new threats gamers could be facing. What we found was that, with the transition to remote work and remote learning, the number of blocked attempts to visit malicious game-related websites or follow malicious links from legitimate game-related websites and forums,
Publish At:2021-07-01 09:55 | Read:677 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications Gaming malware Malware Statistics Online Games

IT threat evolution Q1 2021. Non-mobile statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q1 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocked 2,023,556,082 attacks launched from online resources across the globe. 613,968,631 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by
Publish At:2021-05-31 06:06 | Read:941 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Financial malware Malware Description

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