Half of Q3 DDoS Attacks Happened in September
Nov13

Half of Q3 DDoS Attacks Happened in September

 13th November, 2019 – In the third quarter of 2019, the number of DDoS attacks rose by a third compared to the previous period (30 percentage points) and Q3 2018 (32 percentage points) according to statistics gathered from Kaspersky DDoS Protection.This growth was primarily due to a spike in malicious activity in autumn. In fact, 53% of the quarter’s DDoS attacks were carried out in September. The rise is caused by a large...

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Kaspersky Uncovers Zero-day in Popular Web Browser Exploited in the Wild by Threat Actor
Nov08

Kaspersky Uncovers Zero-day in Popular Web Browser Exploited in the Wild by Threat Actor

 8th November, 2019 – Kaspersky’s automated technologies have detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Google Chrome web browser. Kaspersky has allocated the vulnerability as CVE-2019-13720 and reported it to Google. A patch has been released. Upon review of the PoC provided, Google confirmed that it is a zero-day vulnerability. Zero-day vulnerabilities are previously unknown software bugs that can be exploited by...

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Malaysia Climbs the Ladder on Mobile Ransomware Trojans in 2019
Nov06

Malaysia Climbs the Ladder on Mobile Ransomware Trojans in 2019

 6th November, 2019 – The global cybersecurity company notes that ransomware is found not only on desktops, but also on mobile devices — and it is also on the rise there. The most widespread type of desktop ransomware is the cryptolocker, malware that encrypts your data and offers to restore it if you pay ransom. Another type of ransomware, the blocker, blocks either browsers or operating systems from working and demands a...

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Kaspersky: Attackers hunting for intelligence from banks, government, financial and military organisations
Nov01

Kaspersky: Attackers hunting for intelligence from banks, government, financial and military organisations

 1st November, 2019 – An Android malware disguising as a mobile messenger or as a cryptocurrency app targeting individual cryptocurrency trader and organisation, an infamous APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) group continuously changing its tools to compromise banks, and a subgroup of Lazarus exploiting CVE-2017-10271 to infiltrate a cybersecurity vendor. Different hacking groups targeting diverse organisations but all are...

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Digital Precaution Helps Parents Protect Children from Possible Online Threats
Oct31

Digital Precaution Helps Parents Protect Children from Possible Online Threats

 31st October, 2019 – Weighing up when to give your children online independence is one of the biggest dilemmas a modern parent can face. From stranger danger to cyberbullying, parents need to feel assured their kids will stay safe on the Internet. A new global survey from Kaspersky has found that when it comes to online security, some parents prefer to play safe than trust their child’s judgement. Despite more than...

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东盟成员国对网络攻击毫无准备
Aug27

东盟成员国对网络攻击毫无准备

2019年8月27日讯 – 近期内东南亚两个主要机场都面对技术问题。从这些事件上看,专家们都觉得东盟成员国对网络攻击毫无准备。...

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