Cybercriminals Use ‘Insiders’ To Attack Telecos: Kaspersky

Cyber criminals always use innovative techniques to breach the security wall of organizations. Telecom vendors are the top target of cybercriminals and they often use insiders as part of their malicious ‘toolset’, to attack Telecos. According to the latest report by end point security vendor, Kaspersky, Cyber crooks are recruiting disaffected employees through underground channels or blackmailing staff, using compromising information gathered from open sources. New research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International reveals that 28 percent of all cyber-attacks, and 38 percent of targeted attacks now involve malicious activity by insiders....

Linux Botnets On Rise, Length Of Attacks Increase: Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab has released its report on botnet-assisted DDoS attacks for the second quarter of 2016 based on data provided by Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence. According to the report, the number of attacks on resources located on Chinese servers grew considerably, while Brazil, Italy and Israel all appeared among the leading countries hosting C&C servers. During the reporting period, DDoS attacks affected resources in 70 countries, with targets in China suffering the most. Germany and Canada both dropped out of the TOP 10 rating of most targeted countries, replaced by France...

Law Enforcement and IT Security Companies Join Forces Against Ransomware

The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch an initiative called No More Ransom, a new step in the cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector to fight ransomware together. No More Ransom ( is a new online portal aimed at informing the public about the dangers of ransomware and helping victims to recover their data without having to pay ransom to cybercriminals. Ransomware is a top threat for EU law enforcement; almost two-thirds of EU Member States are conducting investigations into...
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