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An unadulterated scam: Adult video ruse compromises European Facebook users

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An adult video scam that was discovered infecting Russian Facebook users back in April is now targeting Europeans, Kaspersky Lab reported via its Securelist blog.

Law enforcement and IT security companies join forces to fight ransomware

Law enforcement and IT security companies join forces to fight ransomware

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The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch an initiative which will see the cooperation fight ransomware.

Video: Kaspersky says attacks on 'critical infrastructure' on the rise

Video: Kaspersky says attacks on 'critical infrastructure' on the rise

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Information technology and process automation, essential to modern industrial facilities, are under threat from hackers who are increasingly targeting ICS and SCADA systems, says Eugene Kaspersky.

APTs flutter false flags

APTs flutter false flags

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Kaspersky Lab's researchers think they've found an increasing incidence of APT groups using false flag tactics to throw off their pursuers

48% of companies accuse their competitors of staging DDoS attacks against them

48% of companies accuse their competitors of staging DDoS attacks against them

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A recent survey has revealed that 48 percent of businesses believe they know both the identity and motivation of those behind DDoS attacks carried out against them, a large portion of which believed it was their competitors orchestrating the attacks.

Vulnerability found in McAfee, Kaspersky and AVG anti-virus softwares

Vulnerability found in McAfee, Kaspersky and AVG anti-virus softwares

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Three major anti-virus softwares have been shown to be vulnerable to a large coding vulnerability.

Phishing remains a major threat in Russia and the EU

Phishing remains a major threat in Russia and the EU

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The number of phishing attacks in Russia and the EU countries has significantly increased in recent months.

DDoS attack lasts two weeks continuously

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Among revelations in Kaspersky Lab's new quarterly DDoS report was a DDoS attack that lasted two weeks continuously - but 90 percent of attacks lasted less than 24 hours.

13 year olds "more tech-savvy" than their parents, says new report

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A new report from Kaspersky labs says that teens are more handy with technology but not prepared to defend themselves from online threats

DDoS attacks continue to increase

DDoS attacks continue to increase

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Surveys report on the current state of DDoS attacks.

Shade among top three encryptors in Russia; delivered via spam, exploit kits

Shade among top three encryptors in Russia; delivered via spam, exploit kits

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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said Shade encryptor has gained a top three encryptor berth in Russia in less than a year.

Turla in the sky with satellites: cyber-espionage group hides C&C server locale

Turla in the sky with satellites: cyber-espionage group hides C&C server locale

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Kaspersky Lab claims to have pinpointed how the Turla cyber-espionage group has been able to hide its command and control servers for the past eight years.

War of words as researchers reveal Kaspersky and FireEye zero-days

War of words as researchers reveal Kaspersky and FireEye zero-days

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Researchers reveal zero-day vulnerabilities in FireEye and Kaspersky's security software during the US Labor Day holiday weekend.

Kaspersky Lab—spam and phishing in Q2

Kaspersky Lab—spam and phishing in Q2

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Kaspersky's latest report shows that in the second quarter of 2015 spam was controlled by emails based on real events.

Kaspersky Lab denies allegations it induced false positive AV detections

Kaspersky Lab denies allegations it induced false positive AV detections

A Reuters article claimed the Russian cyber-security firm intentionally poisoned good files to throw off competitors' antivirus detection.

2 minutes on: Duqu 2.0: a massive advance

2 minutes on: Duqu 2.0: a massive advance

As APT sophistication grows we're all at risk - even security vendors

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