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  • Threat experts from Kaspersky detected a sophisticated spam attack on Google Mail and Calendar users throughout the month of May. Read all about it here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBIK

    Cybercriminals use Google Calendar alerts to steal sensitive information

    Scammers are making phishing attacks, by abusing Google Calendar services, to trick users into giving away sensitive information like passwords, card details, and other financial data. The threat intelligence and cybersecurity firm Kaspersky stated that it detected many unsolicited pop-up calendar notifications sent to Gmail users by cybercriminals as a sophisticated spam email attack.

  • Have you ever stumbled upon sensitive personal information about your colleagues at work? If so, you are part of the 37% employees who have. Read more about the findings from a Kaspersky survey here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBI6

    Four out of ten employees accidentally found colleagues' salary at work

    As the saying goes, "data is money". Sometimes it literally is - for example, when one bumps into a spreadsheet with their colleagues' salaries in it. In a Kaspersky Lab survey, almost four-in-ten employees (37%) admitted to accidentally accessing confidential information about their colleagues - such as salary and bonus information.

  • Most businesses rely on transaction-based controls to help block fraud, but Tim Ayling from Kaspersky says session-based fraud detection is also important to detect the early warning signs of fraud. Read more in his interview here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBIz

    Best Practices for Session-Based Fraud Detection/Prevention

    Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management Kaspersky's Tim Ayling on Session-Based Tools Serving as 'Early Warning' System Numerous industries, including financial services, rely on transaction-based controls to help spot and block fraud. But increasingly, organizations are also using session-based fraud detection and prevention, says Kaspersky's Tim Ayling.

  • A new report from Kaspersky finds cybercriminals are leveraging the popularity of video games by distributing malware through fake copies of the most popular games. Read all about it here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBKj

  • Checking your privacy settings is always important, even on your mobile device. Kaspersky researches detected scam offers via Google Mail and Calendars as a result of a commonly enabled Gmail setting. Read all about it here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBK7

    Fraudsters Abuse Smartphone Google Calendar Feature to Push Through Scam Offers

    Kaspersky Lab came across the scam campaign after observing unsolicited pop-up calendar notifications targeting some of its mobile users via Gmail in May. Upon taking a closer look, the security firm found that these notifications abused a Gmail feature that's commonly enabled by default on smartphones: the automatic addition and notification of calendar invitations within the mobile Gmail app.

  • Does the use of technology have a negative impact on your family unit? Kaspersky research has found that more than a third (35%) of over 55s would struggle with daily technology challenges if it wasn’t for support from their children. Read more here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBKU

    Tech support burdens the younger generation, affects relationships

    A new Kaspersky survey uncovers the rise of 'Can you just' and the negative impact it's having on the family unit...

  • Kaspersky researchers discovered PLATINUM hackers using elaborate steganographic techniques to conceal their actions when targeting Southeast Asian government, military, and diplomatic entities. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBn2

    Platinum Hackers Use Steganography to Mask C&C Communications | SecurityWeek.Com

    Attacks recently attributed to the "Platinum" cyber espionage group have employed an elaborate, previously unseen steganographic technique, researchers from Kaspersky say.

  • Kaspersky researchers discovered new activity from the PLATINUM threat group while tracking their activities across Asian countries, which used “previously unseen steganographic techniques to conceal communication.” http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBnD

    Platinum APT hides backdoor communication in text | ZDNet

    The Platinum advanced persistent threat (APT) group is back with new techniques that employ steganography to hide their actions in text. On Wednesday, Kaspersky researchers said the discovery was made while tracking hacking activity across Asian countries this month and the method of disguise, of particular interest to the team, is a "previously unseen steganographic technique to conceal communication."

  • Kaspersky announces updated versions of its #EDR solution and Anti Targeted Attack platform which enhance threat hunting, while also simplifying the investigation process. Learn more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMBnH

    Kaspersky EDR and Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Enhanced Features to Empower and Simplify Threat Investigation Process

    WOBURN, Mass.--()-- Kaspersky today announces the latest versions of Kaspersky EDR and Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack, which offer new features that simplify the investigation process and enhance threat hunting. A recently added database of Indicators of Attack (IoAs), maintained by Kaspersky's expert threat hunters, helps to deliver additional context during investigation of cybercriminal activities.

  • Meet the new Kaspersky. The company officially drops “Lab” from its name, redesigned its logo, and redevelops its mission statement to reflect the evolution of the company. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM9OQ

    Kaspersky Announces New Branding, Mission Statement | SecurityWeek.Com

    Cybersecurity solutions provider Kaspersky on Tuesday announced that the company has a new name, a new logo and a new mission statement. Kaspersky Lab has become simply "Kaspersky" and its logo has been redesigned with geometric and mathematically precise letters, which the company says represent "the top class software engineering expertise that the company originated from and to which we remain committed."

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