Tech Outlook: Kaspersky on mobile security challenges

Kevin Krempulec, Vice President, Canada, Kaspersky Lab, discusses the many challenges posed in securing mobile devices: fragmented platforms, user-owned end points, and lost devices.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Kaspersky, Symantec take top honours in antivirus tests

Drum roll, please. The testing is now over and Dennis Technology Labs has released its list of the most effective antivirus products on the market today. Kaspersky and Symantec came out on top

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

McAfee’s Android app updated after more than 1 million downloads

Computer viruses and malware have become such an expected part of the Internet experience that it has become the habit of every Windows PC user to install some sort of security software product.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Flamer malware hitting Iran may be government cyber warfare: report

The new Flamer malware targeting computer networks in Iran may be part of a government backed cyber warfare campaign, a new report suggests.The malware has shown up on PCsrunning Windows XP, Windows 7

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Kaspersky releases free tool to scrub Flashback from Macs

Antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab has launched a free removal tool for the Flashback Mac OS X malware and a Web site where users can check whether their computers are infected with it.Flashback is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Avira releases free Mac antivirus, Android tracker

German security company Avira has released free antivirus software for Apple Macs, joining a host of security software providers offering protection for OS X.Avira said Apple's market share for computers has increased, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

TDSSKiller digs out rootkits

Recently I spent some time rescuing my sister-in-law's laptop from some seriously nasty malware. Even after running utilities like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then using UnHide to restore the system's missing icons and folders, something

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 16th, 2012 Rick Broida


Researchers discover massive ‘malware nexus’ botnet

Millions of PCs around the world appear to have been quietly infected by the dangerous TDSS 'super-malware' rootkit as part of a campaign to build a giant new botnet, researchers from security firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Kaspersky launches small office security product

Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest private Internet security firm, is tapping into the very small business market for the first time with its newest security software. Kaspersky Small Office Security (KSOS), launched March

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

First Android trojan secretly sends pricey texts

Researchers at Russian security company Kaspersky Lab say they've discovered the first malicious software program to target Google's Android mobile operating system. The application masquerades as a media player, according to a Kaspersky

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Explosion of online malware confounds security firms

New research has further confirmed the difficulties security software companies are having keeping up with an explosion in malicious software programs on the Internet.Security software from major vendors can take an average of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Kaspersky Lab’s Woodpeckers are Russia’s weapon against malware

Every couple of minutes around the clock, in an anonymous office block in Russia's capital, some sort of computer malware is analysed, a defense determined and a database updated to help protect users

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 22nd, 2008 Lynn Greiner

CloudAV could “supercharge” anti-virus security

Combining multiple vendor offerings in a virus-scan service delivered via cloud computing technology could be very effective in detecting malware, according to research from the University of Michigan.The new approach – dubbed CloudAV

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson