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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand at high risk for cyberattackThailand ranks ninth worldwide for web-based security threats, making it one of
Thailand at high risk for cyberattack
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
Thailand ranks ninth worldwide for web-based security threats, making it one of the most targeted countries by hackers, says Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based supplier of security software. A survey conducted by Kaspersky from June-August found 30% of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Samsung's Gear S2 circular smartwatch will make contactless payments The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch has a round face and is enabled for contactles
Samsung's Gear S2 circular smartwatch will make contactless payments
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch has a round face and is enabled for contactless paymentsThe Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch was unveiled at the IFA electronics show in Berlin Samsung's... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do(Bloomberg) -- Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahea
Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
(Bloomberg) -- Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals. Troels Oerting, who joined as chief information security officer in February, set up a so-called red team in recent weeks to attack the digital... Read more
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The Register
Viral virus bunfight: Dr Web tested rivals like Kaspersky LabRussian anti-malware firm Dr.Web tested rivals to see if they blindly accepted
Viral virus bunfight: Dr Web tested rivals like Kaspersky Lab
The Register / Posted yesterday
Russian anti-malware firm Dr.Web tested rivals to see if they blindly accepted malware reports shared through cross-industry intelligence systems like Kaspersky Lab, according to investigative reporter Brian Krebs. However, Dr.Web stopped short of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cybercrime: Barclays puts ‘red team’ to workREUTERSA branch of Barclays bank in Canary Wharf, London. Picture: Olivia Harri
Cybercrime: Barclays puts ‘red team’ to work
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERSA branch of Barclays bank in Canary Wharf, London. Picture: Olivia Harris London - Barclays is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals. Troels Oerting, who joined as chief information security officer in... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Researchers uncover more Regin spy tool modulesSymantec researchers find 49 new modules for the sophisticated malware believed
Researchers uncover more Regin spy tool modules
techcentral.ie / Posted 3 days ago
Symantec researchers find 49 new modules for the sophisticated malware believed to be used by the NSA Security researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophisticated Regin cyberespionage platform that many believe is used by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Foolproof Your Password and Avoid Being a Victim of CybercrimeBy Martin Butler, Stellenbosch University and Rika Butler Technology brings wi
How to Foolproof Your Password and Avoid Being a Victim of Cybercrime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Martin Butler, Stellenbosch University and Rika Butler Technology brings with it convenience and the benefits of making life easier on many fronts. For example, one can shop or bank from the comfort of one's own home. But it also makes life... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to make your passwords more secureTechnology brings with it convenience and the benefits of making life easier on
How to make your passwords more secure
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Technology brings with it convenience and the benefits of making life easier on many fronts. For example, one can shop or bank from the comfort of one’s own home. But it also makes life easier for criminals who prey on unsuspecting... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Kaspersky Threatened to 'Rub Out' Rival, E-mail ShowsIn 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security compan
Russia's Kaspersky Threatened to 'Rub Out' Rival, E-mail Shows
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by “rubbing them out in the outhouse,” one of several... Read more
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Business Insider
The head of one of the world's top security companies quoted Putin, and it strengthens explosive allegationsSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the w
The head of one of the world's top security companies quoted Putin, and it strengthens explosive allegations
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by "rubbing them out in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Russia's Eugene Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email showsEugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab. Photo: Reuters In 2009, E
Russia's Eugene Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab. Photo: Reuters In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival anti-virus software maker AVG... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email showsEugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, listens to a question duri
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 days ago
Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, listens to a question during an interview in New York March 10, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email showsSAN FRANCISCO In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top s
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. (AVG.N) by "rubbing them out in the outhouse,"... Read more
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Reuters
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email showsAn employee works at the headquarters of Kaspersky Labs, a company which specia
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
An employee works at the headquarters of Kaspersky Labs, a company which specialises in the production of antivirus and internet security software, in Moscow July 29, 2013. SAN FRANCISCO In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email showsSAN FRANCISCO: In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top
Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by "rubbing them out in the outhouse," one of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Latam cyber attacks rise as Peru, Brazil hackers link up with RussiansSANTIAGO: Cyber attacks and cyber espionage are on the rise in Latin America, a
Latam cyber attacks rise as Peru, Brazil hackers link up with Russians
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SANTIAGO: Cyber attacks and cyber espionage are on the rise in Latin America, and the source of much of it is Brazilian hackers and Peruvian recent university graduates linking up with Russian-speaking experts, according to internet security... Read more
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PC Advisor
Researchers find many more modules of Regin spying toolSecurity researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophi
Researchers find many more modules of Regin spying tool
PC Advisor / Posted 6 days ago
Security researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophisticated Regin cyberespionage platform that many believe is... Read more
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Business Wire
Kaspersky Lab stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 17, Stand 108, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DEÜber Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab ist weltweit eines der am schnellsten wachsen
Kaspersky Lab stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 17, Stand 108, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Über Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab ist weltweit eines der am schnellsten wachsenden sowie das größte privat geführte Unternehmen für Cybersicherheit. Das Unternehmen zählt zu den vier erfolgreichsten Anbietern von IT-Sicherheitslösungen für... Read more
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iTWire
Kaspersky catches the phishesThe AV-Comparatives test assessed the anti-phishing protection offered by 10 se
Kaspersky catches the phishes
iTWire / Posted 8 days ago
The AV-Comparatives test assessed the anti-phishing protection offered by 10 security products from different vendors in a simulation that replicated typical web browsing conditions. During the test, all products used default... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Virtualisation doubles the cost of security breachWhen a security incident involves virtual machines, recovery costs double compa
Virtualisation doubles the cost of security breach
techcentral.ie / Posted 10 days ago
When a security incident involves virtual machines, recovery costs double compared to the traditional environment When a security incident involves virtual machines in either a public or private cloud environment, the recovery costs double compared... Read more
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PC Advisor
Virtualization doubles the cost of security breachWhen a security incident involves virtual machines in either a public or privat
Virtualization doubles the cost of security breach
PC Advisor / Posted 10 days ago
When a security incident involves virtual machines in either a public or private cloud environment, the recovery costs double compared to that of a... Read more
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New Kerala
Spam in 2015 Q2 dominated by letters based on real events, says Kaspersky One of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky La
Spam in 2015 Q2 dominated by letters based on real events, says Kaspersky
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
One of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, in its latest report, has revealed that spam in the second quarter of 2015 was dominated by... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivalsReuters article quoted anonymous sources saying Kaspersky tagged benign files a
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivals
techcentral.ie / Posted 18 days ago
Reuters article quoted anonymous sources saying Kaspersky tagged benign files as dangerous, possibly harming users Responding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky Lab has denied planting misleading information in its... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Kaspersky accused of faking malware to make its rivals look badRUSSIAN SECURITY FIRM Kaspersky has been accused of creating malware in order t
Kaspersky accused of faking malware to make its rivals look bad
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 18 days ago
RUSSIAN SECURITY FIRM Kaspersky has been accused of creating malware in order to mess with its rivals, and it ain't having that. A report on Reuters has the exclusive on this and offers two ex-Kaspersky'ers as sources. The pair, who have remained... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Eugene Kaspersky labels phoney-malware allegations ‘complete nonsense’Security chief rebuffs report claiming firm attacked rival antimalware vendors.
Eugene Kaspersky labels phoney-malware allegations ‘complete nonsense’
Computer Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
Security chief rebuffs report claiming firm attacked rival antimalware vendors. Eugene Kaspersky dismissed allegations that his company had created phoney malware in a bid to trick rival security firms into disabling core functions on customers'... Read more
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Canberra Times
Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals, ex-employees claimMoscow-based KAspersky Lab is one of the biggest antivirus companies in the wor
Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals, ex-employees claim
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Moscow-based KAspersky Lab is one of the biggest antivirus companies in the world. Photo: Reuters Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivalsResponding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivals
Computer World Australia / Posted 18 days ago
Responding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky Lab has denied planting misleading information in its public virus reports as a way to foil competitors. "Kaspersky Lab has never conducted any secret campaign to trick... Read more
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iTNews
Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals: Ex-employeesCompany strongly denies allegations. Over a decade, one of the largest securit
Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals: Ex-employees
iTNews / Posted 19 days ago
Company strongly denies allegations. Over a decade, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as malicious,... Read more
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The Register
I've seen Kaspersky slap his staff with a walrus penis – and even I doubt the false-positive claimsComment Eugene Kaspersky is a complex character and capable of many things, but
I've seen Kaspersky slap his staff with a walrus penis – and even I doubt the false-positive claims
The Register / Posted 20 days ago
Comment Eugene Kaspersky is a complex character and capable of many things, but Friday's allegations that he ordered staff to deliberately sabotage rival antivirus packages smells fishy. On the one hand, the problem of AV products flagging up false... Read more
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Engadget
Report: Kaspersky developed malware to trip up competitionReuters reports that a pair of former employees have accused Moscow-based Kaspe
Report: Kaspersky developed malware to trip up competition
Engadget / Posted 20 days ago
Reuters reports that a pair of former employees have accused Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs of building malware to trick its competition into flagging and quarantining important, non-viral, files on customers' computers. Basically the malware would... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Antivirus firm Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals:workersSAN FRANCISCO - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security c
Antivirus firm Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals:workers
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Top Antivirus Firm Allegedly Created Malware To Harm CompetitorsSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest
Top Antivirus Firm Allegedly Created Malware To Harm Competitors
The Huffington Post / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying... Read more
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Philly.com
EXCLUSIVE-employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivalsKaspersky Lab strongly denied that it had tricked competitors into categorizing
EXCLUSIVE-employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
Kaspersky Lab strongly denied that it had tricked competitors into categorizing clean files as malicious, so-called false positives. "Our company has never conducted any secret campaign to trick competitors into generating false positives to damage... Read more
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The Register
Kaspersky Lab denies tricking AV rivals into nuking harmless filesKaspersky Lab deliberately fed bogus malware to its rivals to sabotage their an
Kaspersky Lab denies tricking AV rivals into nuking harmless files
The Register / Posted 20 days ago
Kaspersky Lab deliberately fed bogus malware to its rivals to sabotage their antivirus products, two anonymous former employees allege. Kaspersky says the accusations are false. Reuters reported today that two ex-Kaspersky engineers claim they were... Read more
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PC Advisor
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivalsResponding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky
Kaspersky denies faking anti-virus info to thwart rivals
PC Advisor / Posted 20 days ago
Responding to allegations from anonymous ex-employees, security firm Kaspersky Lab has denied planting misleading information in its public virus reports as a way to foil competitors. "Kaspersky Lab has never conducted any secret campaign to trick... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Ex-Employees Say Antivirus Giant Faked Malware to Damage RivalsBeginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the
Ex-Employees Say Antivirus Giant Faked Malware to Damage Rivals
Entrpreneur / Posted 20 days ago
Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as malicious,... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Kaspersky ex-staff claim firm tricked rivals with phoney virusesDispute over intellectual property led to sabotage, sources tell Reuters. Form
Kaspersky ex-staff claim firm tricked rivals with phoney viruses
Computer Business Review / Posted 20 days ago
Dispute over intellectual property led to sabotage, sources tell Reuters. Former staff at Kaspersky Lab have accused the Russian security firm of damaging rivals by tricking programs into misclassifying core software files as malicious. Microsoft,... Read more
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RTE News
Kaspersky accused of trying to undermine rivalsBeginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the
Kaspersky accused of trying to undermine rivals
RTE News / Posted 20 days ago
Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programmes into classifying benign files as malicious,... Read more
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Quartz
The Russian internet security firm Kapersky is accused of sabotaging its rivals - Quartz trojan horseplay Time to update your antivirus software, again. Acc
The Russian internet security firm Kapersky is accused of sabotaging its rivals
Quartz / Posted 20 days ago
- Quartz trojan horseplay Time to update your antivirus software, again. According to... Read more
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Ars Technica
Report claims Kaspersky faked malware to trip up competitors’ productsTwo former employees of Kaspersky Lab have accused the malware protection softw
Report claims Kaspersky faked malware to trip up competitors’ products
Ars Technica / Posted 20 days ago
Two former employees of Kaspersky Lab have accused the malware protection software company of seeding competitors’ products with fake malware signatures intended to make them erroneously label benign files on customers’ computers as malicious. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm...EXCLUSIVE-Ex-employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals Be
employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm...
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
EXCLUSIVE-Ex-employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
employees - Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivalsEmployees work at the headquarters of Kaspersky Labs, a company which specialis
employees - Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
Employees work at the headquarters of Kaspersky Labs, a company which specialises in the production of antivirus and internet security software, in Moscow July 29, 2013. SAN FRANCISCO Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kaspersky ‘tricked’ rivalsSan Francisco - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security c
Kaspersky ‘tricked’ rivals
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
San Francisco - Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as... Read more
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Business Insider
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals, according to former employeesBeginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky faked malware to harm rivals, according to former employees
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus-software programs into classifying benign files as malicious,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivalsSAN FRANCISCO: Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security co
employees: Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals -employeesSAN FRANCISCO Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security com
Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals -employees
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as... Read more
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Reuters
Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals -employeesSAN FRANCISCO Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security com
Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals -employees
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as... Read more
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asianage
Mobiles turn breeding ground for malwareIn the next two years, estimates predict that the Indian smartphone market is s
Mobiles turn breeding ground for malware
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
In the next two years, estimates predict that the Indian smartphone market is set to overtake one of the world’s largest smartphone market, the US, if the second quarter sales, which was up by 44 per cent, are to be believed. Although, that might be... Read more
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CNET
August 11, 2015Kaspersky Lab has discovered that the Darkhotel group, an elite spying crew unc
August 11, 2015
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
Kaspersky Lab has discovered that the Darkhotel group, an elite spying crew uncovered by its experts in 2014 and famous for infiltrating Wi-Fi networks in luxury hotels to compromise selected corporate executives, has been using a zero-day... Read more
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PC Advisor
Darkhotel expands targets, ups sophistication, leverages Hacking Team exploit According to a report released Monday by Kaspersky Lab, Darkhotel is not kn
Darkhotel expands targets, ups sophistication, leverages Hacking Team exploit
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
According to a report released Monday by Kaspersky Lab, Darkhotel is not known to have been... Read more
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