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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:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Financial malware Malware Description

IT threat evolution Q1 2021. Mobile statistics

The statistics presented here draw on detection verdicts returned by Kaspersky products as provided by users who consented to share statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in the first quarter we saw: 1,451,660 detected mobile installation packages, of which 25,314 packages were related to mobile banking Trojans, 3,596 p
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IT threat evolution Q1 2021

Targeted attacks Putting the ‘A’ into APT In December, SolarWinds, a well-known IT managed services provider, fell victim to a sophisticated supply-chain attack. The company’s Orion IT, a solution for monitoring and managing customers’ IT infrastructure, was compromised by threat actors. This resulted in the deployment of a custom bac
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Ransomware by the numbers: Reassessing the threat’s global impact

Kaspersky has been following the ransomware landscape for years. In the past, we’ve published yearly reports on the subject: PC ransomware in 2014-2016, Ransomware in 2016-2017, and Ransomware and malicious crypto miners in 2016-2018. In fact, in 2019, we chose ransomware as the story of the year, upon noticing the well-known threat was shifting its at
Publish At:2021-04-23 07:00 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Malware Descriptions Malware Statistics Rans

Mobile malware evolution 2020

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. The year in figures In 2020, Kaspersky mobile products and technologies detected: 5,683,694 malicious installation packages, 156,710 new mobile banking Trojans, 20,708 new mobile ransomware Trojans. Trends of the year In t
Publish At:2021-03-01 13:00 | Read:521 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Apple iOS Data theft Google Android Malware

IT threat evolution Q3 2020. 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 Q3: Kaspersky solutions blocked 1,416,295,227 attacks launched from online resources across the globe. 456,573,467 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by Web
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IT threat evolution Q3 2020

Targeted attacks MATA: Lazarus’s multi-platform targeted malware framework The more sophisticated threat actors are continually developing their TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) and the toolsets they use to compromise the systems of their targets. However, malicious toolsets used to target multiple platforms are rare, because they required sig
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IT threat evolution Q3 2020 Mobile statistics

The statistics presented here draw on detection verdicts returned by Kaspersky products and received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, the third quarter saw: 1,189 797 detected malicious installers, of which 39,051 packages were related to mobile banking trojans; 6063 packages
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IT threat evolution Q2 2020

IT threat evolution Q2 2020. PC statistics IT threat evolution Q2 2020. Mobile statistics Targeted attacks PhantomLance: hiding in plain sight In April, we reported the results of our investigation into a mobile spyware campaign that we call ‘PhantomLance’. The campaign involved a backdoor Trojan that the attackers distributed via dozens of apps
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IT threat evolution Q2 2020. PC statistics

IT threat evolution Q2 2020. Review IT threat evolution Q2 2020. 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 Q2: Kaspersky solutions blocked 899,744,810 attacks launched from online resourc
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IT threat evolution Q2 2020. Mobile statistics

IT threat evolution Q2 2020. Review IT threat evolution Q2 2020. PC 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, the second quarter saw: 1,245,894 detected malicious installers, of which 38,951 packa
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The Tetrade: Brazilian banking malware goes global

Introduction Brazil is a well-known country with plenty of banking trojans developed by local crooks. The Brazilian criminal underground is home to some of the world’s busiest and most creative perpetrators of cybercrime. Like their counterparts’ in China and Russia, their cyberattacks have a strong local flavor, and for a long time, they limited
Publish At:2020-07-14 07:02 | Read:1208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Malware reports Brazil Cybercrime Financial malware

IT threat evolution Q1 2020

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Operation AppleJeus: the sequel In 2018, we published a report on Operation AppleJeus, one of the more notable campaigns of the threat actor Lazarus, currently one of the most active and prolific APT groups. One notable feature of this campaign was that it marked the first time Lazarus had targeted macOS targets, with t
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IT threat evolution Q1 2020. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts for Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, Kaspersky solutions blocked 726,536,269 attacks launched from online resources in 203 countries across the globe. A total of 442,039,230 unique URLs were recognize
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A look at the ATM/PoS malware landscape from 2017-2019

From remote administration and jackpotting, to malware sold on the Darknet, attacks against ATMs have a long and storied history.  And, much like other areas of cybercrime, attackers only refine and grow their skillset for infecting ATM systems from year-to-year. So what does the ATM landscape look like as of 2020? Let’s take a look. The world of ATM/P
Publish At:2020-05-03 08:09 | Read:1313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Malware reports ATM attacks Financial malware Malwa