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'TajMahal' spyware detected by Kaspersky Lab stayed hidden for past five years
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'TajMahal' spyware detected by Kaspersky Lab stayed hidden for past five years

The TajMahal spyware consisted of 80 malicious modules that enabled a wide range of attacks on victims.

ASUS Hack: Here's how to check if your laptop's been infected by ShadowHammer
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ASUS Hack: Here's how to check if your laptop's been infected by ShadowHammer

ASUS has now released an official diagnostic tool to verify whether your system is affected.

Your digital life can be sold for as low as Rs 3,500 on the Dark web: Kaspersky Lab
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Your digital life can be sold for as low as Rs 3,500 on the Dark web: Kaspersky Lab

This can include data from social media accounts, banking details, even services like Uber, Netflix.

A third of users in India victim to internet threats between July and September
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A third of users in India victim to internet threats between July and September

India ranks 12th when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web as per Kaspersky Labs.

More than 20 percent of Wi-Fi hotspots in cities hosting FIFA World Cup are potentially unsafe: Kaspersky Lab
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More than 20 percent of Wi-Fi hotspots in cities hosting FIFA World Cup are potentially unsafe: Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab said its findings are based on an analysis of public Wi-Fi spots in 11 FIFA World Cup 2018 host cities.

Twitter bans ads from Kaspersky citing conflict with advertising rules and alleged ties with Russian intelligence
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Twitter bans ads from Kaspersky citing conflict with advertising rules and alleged ties with Russian intelligence

Eugene Kaspersky said in his blog post that he was surprised by Twitter’s ban and asked the company to reconsider.

Chinese advanced persistent threat actor found attacking pharma companies using the PlugX malware
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Chinese advanced persistent threat actor found attacking pharma companies using the PlugX malware

A Chinese APT actor has been found to be targetting Vietnamese pharma companies with the PlugX malware to steal drug formulas and business information.

Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab
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Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab

It was designed to trick users of Telegram’s desktop computer software into enlisting their machines to mine cryptocurrencies.

Over 25% of the 1.2 mn mobile users affected by malware in 2017, were lured through pornographic content
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Over 25% of the 1.2 mn mobile users affected by malware in 2017, were lured through pornographic content

During the course of the research, Kaspersky Lab specialists identified 23 families of malware that use adult content to hide their real functionality

Sizable portion of smartphone users affected by mobile malware were lured through adult content: Report
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Sizable portion of smartphone users affected by mobile malware were lured through adult content: Report

During the course of the research, Kaspersky Lab specialists identified 23 families of malware that use adult content to hide their real functionality.

Kaspersky Lab sues the Trump administration claiming ban of its software in the US is a violation of its due process rights
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Kaspersky Lab sues the Trump administration claiming ban of its software in the US is a violation of its due process rights

The lawsuit is the latest effort by Kaspersky Lab to push back on allegations that the company is vulnerable to Kremlin influence.

Kaspersky Labs software to be banned from use within the US government
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Kaspersky Labs software to be banned from use within the US government

Kaspersky’ official response to the ban did not appear to contain any information that would change the administration’s assessment of Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky founder says that he would quit Russia if its intelligence asked him to spy for them
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Kaspersky founder says that he would quit Russia if its intelligence asked him to spy for them

Kaspersky said his company had faced a “tsunami” of media reports and statements from the U.S. government which he said were misleading and unfounded.

Fifteen percent of federal agencies report traces of Kaspersky Lab software on their networks
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Fifteen percent of federal agencies report traces of Kaspersky Lab software on their networks

The US administration in Sep. ordered US agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab from their networks, concerned that the firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence.

Kaspersky Lab CEO acknowledges that the company's antivirus software sometimes copies harmless files to its servers
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Kaspersky Lab CEO acknowledges that the company's antivirus software sometimes copies harmless files to its servers

Eugene Kaspersky said his company’s widely used antivirus software has copied files that did not threaten the personal computers of customers

Kaspersky Lab discovers 'CryptoShuffler Trojan'; used to steal cryptocurrencies
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Kaspersky Lab discovers 'CryptoShuffler Trojan'; used to steal cryptocurrencies

According to the Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash and Monero.

Global cybersecurity consulting firm Network Intelligence appoints Altaf Halde as its business head
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Global cybersecurity consulting firm Network Intelligence appoints Altaf Halde as its business head

Halde, who has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, was instrumental in growing the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab's product business.

Research shows that dating apps are vulnerable to hacks and data privacy
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Research shows that dating apps are vulnerable to hacks and data privacy

The researchers discovered that four of the nine apps they investigated allow potential criminals to figure out who is hiding behind a nickname based on data provided by users themselves.

Kaspersky Lab's investigation reveals that the 2014 NSA data leak resulted from the use of pirated software
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Kaspersky Lab's investigation reveals that the 2014 NSA data leak resulted from the use of pirated software

To be clear, there’s no concrete evidence that Kaspersky was involved in such spying, nor is there any evidence that it wasn’t.

Kaspersky Lab acknowledges that its security software took source code of hacking tool from a PC in the US
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Kaspersky Lab acknowledges that its security software took source code of hacking tool from a PC in the US

While reviewing the file’s contents, an analyst discovered it contained the source code for a hacking tool which Kaspersky calls the Equation Group.