NSA behind ‘Equation group’ malware that infects hard drive firmware

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is likely behind a first-of-a-kind hack that is seeing spyware embedded onto the firmware of hard drives from major manufacturers, according to a report released by security

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Businesses’ chief security concern is data security: Kaspersky

Protecting data from being leaked or hacked – that’s the top security priority for businesses around the world, according to a new survey from Kaspersky Labs. In a survey released today, which Kaspersky

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

New business endpoint security offering scales to SMBs

Enterprise-grade features at an SMB price is the promise from Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab with the launch this week of its new flagship security platform for businesses, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business.

Published on: February 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Published on: February 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

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Published on: October 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

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

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

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

Published on: August 16th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk