Global cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky and Savex Technologies, a leading Information Technology distribution house in India, announced their strategic partnership today. Kaspersky will collaborate with Savex Technologies on its full business solution portfolio enabling Savex Technologies to offer organizations top-tier security solutions for safeguarding their businesses against emerging, unfamiliar, and elusive threats while maintaining resource efficiency.
Today Kaspersky has announced the launch of early access to its new, simplified consumer solutions portfolio, available on a subscription basis. Along with a new range of brand names, the reinvented product line brings an enhanced user interface and experience across multiple platforms. It also introduces a variety of features covering each category of contemporary consumer protection: security, privacy, performance and identity.
Kaspersky, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, has been awarded the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Awards in the 'Innovation in Cyber Security' category for their innovative Antidrone Solution. The award is an homage to the father of telephony, Alexander Graham Bell, and the 13th edition is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology; NITI Aayog and Skill India, Government of India.
More than half of top-tier managers in India (80%) admit that a miscommunication with the IT department or IT security team has resulted in at least one cybersecurity incident in their organizations. In terms of personal attitudes, the majority of non-IT executives cited a diminished sense of cooperation between different teams (48%) and said it situation makes them question their colleagues’ skills and abilities when communication with their IT-security employees was unclear (43%).
In the third quarter of 2022, Kaspersky researchers uncovered a previously unknown Android espionage campaign dubbed SandStrike. The actor targets a Persian-speaking religion minority, Baháʼí, via distributing VPN app that contains highly sophisticated spyware. Kaspersky experts also discovered an advanced upgrade of DeathNote cluster and - together with SentinelOne - investigated never-seen-before malware Metatron. This, and other discoveries are revealed in Kaspersky’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary.
Kaspersky released the result of its Digital Footprint Intelligence (DFI) report on the external threats covering the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in 2021, where China, India and Indonesia, more than any other countries in the APAC region, are at risk of being attacked through public exploits at any moment.
From January 20 to November 10, 2021, Kaspersky experts uncovered a new piece of malware that has targeted more than 35,000 computers across 195 countries. Dubbed “PseudoManuscrypt” for its similarities with the advanced persistent threat (APT) group Lazarus’ Manuscrypt malware, this new malware contains advanced spying capabilities and has been seen targeting both government organizations and industrial control systems (ICS) across numerous industries.
Kaspersky has uncovered a previously unknown IIS module (a piece of software aimed at providing additional features to Microsoft web servers) they have since dubbed Owowa that steals credentials entered by a user when logging into Outlook Web Access (OWA); it also allows the attackers to gain remote control access to the underlying server. Compiled sometime between late 2020 and April 2021, this module is a stealthy theft method that is difficult to detect with network monitoring. It’s also resistant to software updates from Exchange, meaning it can stay hidden on a device for a long time.