The financial impact of a DDoS attack is continuing to rise globally — totaling on average over $120,000 per attack for SMBs and over $2 million for enterprises. These findings come from a study by Kaspersky Lab which shows that the cost of a DDoS att…Continue Reading
Eight months after the NotPetya ransomware/wipeware , and inflicted financial costs amounting to 0,5% of Ukraine’s GDP and over $1 billion worldwide the Five Eyes countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, the US) and Denmark attributed its use…Continue Reading
S ecurity giant Kaspersky Lab has introduced Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense, a solution aimed at bringing visibility back to enterprise networks and reducing incident response times. According to the company, digital transformation is blurring…Continue Reading
Cybercriminals are like any other type of criminal—they are sharp at finding loopholes in security systems and websites to quickly make a killing. It is the vulnerability factor that gives them the room to plant their malware, inflict damage and orches…Continue Reading
Bekker’s Blog by Scott Bekker, Editor in Chief Blog archive Researchers Identify Suspected North Korean Cyber-Espionage Group.
A discrete cyber-espionage group operating on behalf of North Korea is responsible for a years-long series of cyberattacks, …Continue Reading
Federal officials are warning of a spike in phishing campaigns during the IRS’s tax filing season, particularly those targeting information from would-be victims’ W-2 forms. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an alert late Wednesday warni…Continue Reading
SecureList article on tax scams.
Kaspersky’s Nadezhda Demidova contributes an exhaustive article on tax scams – all too familiar a topic at this time of year: Tax refund, or How to lose your remaining cash Summary: “Every year, vast numbers of people …Continue Reading
It was good while it lasted. But day by day, it seems as if the ‘global’ internet is slowing splintering along geopolitical lines. This cyber-balkanisation has many fronts, but it’s perhaps seen most clearly in the renewed focus by the US government on…Continue Reading
Specifically, adversary actors could employ counterintelligence or deception type techniques to push analysts to draw wrong conclusions or discount the data entirely. In this article we will cover this topic of Cyber Counterintelligence (CCI) and discu…Continue Reading
A digital signature used by malware that infected the network of Kaspersky Lab in 2014. Counterfeit certificates that generate such fraudulent signatures are being sold online for use in other malware. (credit: Kaspersky Lab) The Stuxnet worm that targ…Continue Reading