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Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.
CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
Kaspersky CEO rubbishes ‘false’ allegations of hacking from US media
It was only weeks ago when the US Government had been hacked again and blamed Kaspersky Labs - the cybersecurity company's CEO says they're false.
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Piers Wilson says that in some ways, it is genuinely shocking that the NSA has allowed a contractor to expose vital US cyber-defence data like this.
US Govt & Kaspersky in dispute over cyberespionage claims
The fiasco comes after DHS suspected a link between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence that could potentially risk US national security.
ShadowPad exploit ‘one of the biggest’ APAC supply chain attacks
Several recent versions of NetSarang Server Management software were compromised by the ‘ShadowPad’ exploit.
Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble
The humble password is still creating headaches for internet users across the world – and many people are still making bad password decisions.
DDoS: A decoy to the back door, survey finds
"56% of those surveyed believed DDoS attacks their companies had experienced were a smokescreen or decoy for other criminal activities."
Kaspersky Lab says "stay fearless and don’t pay the ransom!”
"From a consumer perspective, what’s really important is that ransomware is reported to law enforcement agencies to help fight this threat."
Proofpoint uncovers new MarsJoke ransomware, then Kaspersky finds the fix
"While it hasn't reached the scale of an average Locky attack, combined with the known targeting, this MarsJoke campaign is significant."
'Modern cities' may be smarter, but they're not much safer
'Modern cities' may make up thousands of different components that keep people safe and convenient, but they also come with huge vulnerabilities.
New contest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers
Kaspersky Labs has launched a global contest to get people into cybersecurity professions in response to growing cyber threats.
Android 6's security features prove no match for Gugi banking trojan
Android 6's security features are proving no match for the Gugi banking trojan, which has been able to slip past the platform's blocking mechanisms.
Ruthless cybercriminals are blackmailing & recruiting telecom 'insiders'
"If vacancies carrying your company name or data, start appearing on underground message boards, then somebody, somewhere has you in their sights."
Operation Ghoul targets industrial sector with spear phishing malware
Operation Ghoul is targeting the industrial & engineering sectors worldwide, hitting more than 130 organisations in 30 countries, says Kaspersky Labs.
Spammers are exploiting the massive political Trump card in 2016
“Spammers are quite frequently trying to use breaking news and speculate on famous people. Donald Trump was not an exception."
Kaspersky Lab & LogMeIn team to provide 'premium' cybersecurity solution
Kaspersky Lab teams up with LogMeIn to streamline anditivus and offer a joint complementary licence of Kaspersky Endpoint for Windows.
Kaspersky Labs offers $50,000 'bug bounty' to security researchers
Security researchers Kaspersky Lab & bug bounty platform Hacker One are co-launching a Bug Bounty Program that offers $50,000 to security researchers.
Kaspersky Lab woos partners at Sydney event, announces new hires
Kaspersky Lab ANZ reached out to channel partners at an event held in Sydney yesterday, and announced new hires including Peter Brady as general manag
Battle of the sexes: How long do we wait before we reach for our phones?
It's the common conundrum. When you're out with friends, workmates or waiting for an appointment, you have that insatiable urge to check your phone.
Kaspersky Lab discovers underground market selling 70,000 hacked servers
Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered an underground market of hacked servers, which can sell for as little as $6 per compromised server.
Clever security offering making money for telco service providers
Wedge Networks is offering up security-as-a-service, giving telco service providers a point of differentiation - and high margins.