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IT threat evolution Q2 2017. Statistics

Q2 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 342, 566, 061 malicious attacks from online resources located in 191 countries all over the world. 33, 006, 783 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by web antivirus components. Attempted infections by malware that aims to steal money via online access to bank accounts were r
Publish At:2017-08-15 11:25 | Read:544 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Financial malware Interne

IT threat evolution Q2 2017

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Back to the future:  looking for a link between old and new APTs This year’s Security Analyst Summit (SAS) included interesting research findings on several targeted attack campaigns.  For example, researchers from Kaspersky Lab and King’s College London presented their findings on a possible link between Mo
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APT Trends report Q2 2017

Introduction Since 2014, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has been providing threat intelligence reports to a wide-range of customers worldwide, leading to the delivery of a full and dedicated private reporting service. Prior to the new service offering, GReAT published research online for the general public in an effort to hel
Publish At:2017-08-08 10:30 | Read:425 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT ExPetr fileless malwa

DDoS attacks in Q2 2017

News Overview The second quarter of 2017 saw DDoS attacks being more and more frequently used as a tool for political struggle. The Qatar crisis was accompanied by an attack on the website of Al Jazeera, the largest news network in the area, Le Monde and Le Figaro websites were targeted in the heat of the presidential election in France, and in Great Britain
Publish At:2017-08-01 17:45 | Read:594 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Botnets DDoS-attacks Inte

IT threat evolution Q1 2017

Overview Targeted attacks and malware campaigns More wipers The aim of most targeted attack campaigns is to steal sensitive data. However, this isn’t always the goal. Sometimes attackers erase data instead of – or as well as – trying to gain access to confidential information. We’ve seen several wiper attacks in recent years. They include Shamoon
Publish At:2017-05-22 11:35 | Read:1390 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT Cyber espion

IT threat evolution Q1 2017. Statistics

Q1 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 479,528,279 malicious attacks from online resources located in 190 countries all over the world. 79,209,775 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by web antivirus components. Attempted infections by malware that aims to steal money via online access to bank accounts were regis
Publish At:2017-05-22 11:35 | Read:716 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Financial malwar

DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

News Overview Thanks to IoT botnets, DDoS attacks have finally turned from something of a novelty into an everyday occurrence. According to the A10 Networks survey, this year the ‘DDoS of Things’ (DoT) has reached critical mass – in each attack, hundreds of thousands of devices connected to the Internet are being leveraged. The fight against this
Publish At:2017-05-13 11:15 | Read:1063 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Botnets DDoS-att

APT Trends report, Q1 2017

Kaspersky Lab is currently tracking more than a hundred threat actors and sophisticated malicious operations targeting commercial and government organizations in over 80 countries. During the first quarter of 2017, there were 33 private reports released to subscribers of our Intelligence Services, with Indicators of Compromise (IOC) data and YARA rules to as
Publish At:2017-04-27 19:15 | Read:1056 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT fileless mal

APT Threat Evolution in Q1 2017

Kaspersky Lab is currently tracking more than a hundred threat actors and sophisticated malicious operations targeting commercial and government organizations in over 80 countries. During the first quarter of 2017, there were 33 private reports released to subscribers of our Intelligence Services, with Indicators of Compromise (IOC) data and YARA rules to as
Publish At:2017-04-27 05:40 | Read:614 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT fileless mal

DDoS attacks in Q4 2016

News Overview Without doubt, 2016 was the year of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) with major disruptions in terms of technology, attack scale and impact on our daily life. In fact, the year ended with massive DDoS attacks unseen before, leveraging Mirai botnet technology, whose first appearance was covered in our last DDoS Intelligence Report. Since th
Publish At:2017-02-02 20:35 | Read:1695 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Botnets DDoS-att

Kaspersky DDOS intelligence report for Q3 2016

Q3 events Cybercrime as a Service In the last few months the scale of the global ‘Cybercrime as a Service’ infrastructure has been revealed – fully commercialized, with DDoS as one of the most popular services capable of launching attacks the likes of which have never seen before in terms of volume and technological complexity. Against this back
Publish At:2016-11-12 08:35 | Read:1389 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Botnets DDoS-att

IT threat evolution Q3 2016

Statistics  Download the full report (PDF) Overview Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Dropping Elephant Targeted attack campaigns don’t need to be technically advanced in order to be successful. In July 2016 we reported on a group called Dropping Elephant (also known as ‘Chinastrats’ and ‘Patchwork’). Using a combinati
Publish At:2016-11-12 08:35 | Read:1480 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT Cyber espion

IT threat evolution Q3 2016. Statistics

Overview  Download the full report (PDF) Statistics All the statistics used in this report were obtained using Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), a distributed antivirus network that works with various anti-malware protection components. The data was collected from KSN users who agreed to provide it. Millions of Kaspersky Lab product users from 213 count
Publish At:2016-11-12 08:35 | Read:1859 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT Cyber espion

IT threat evolution in Q1 2016

 Download PDF version Q1 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 228,420,754 malicious attacks from online resources located in 195 countries all over the world. 74,001,808 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by web antivirus components. Kaspersky Lab’s web antivirus detected 18,610,281 unique malicious o
Publish At:2016-05-05 17:10 | Read:2392 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports APT Cyber espion

Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence Report for Q1 2016

Q1 events We have selected the events from the first quarter of 2016 that, in our view, illustrate the main trends in the field of DDoS attacks and the tools used to perform them. A record-breaking reflection DDoS attack DDoS attacks using amplification/reflection techniques are still popular and allow cybercriminals to break their peak power records. From
Publish At:2016-04-28 07:20 | Read:1695 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysis Featured Quarterly Malware Reports Botnets DDoS-att

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