Kaspersky Lab has launched a new initiative, the Kaspersky Open Innovations Program to foster collaboration with innovative tech-based startups, to help accelerate development and generate new business opportunities together.
Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS), a dedicated solution for operation technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS) protection has saved one company $2.2 million, according to a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study, commissioned by Kaspersky Lab and delivered by Forrester Consulting.
Recently at Kaspersky Lab’s annual Cyber Security Weekend 2019 that took place in Cape Town South Africa. Reuben Paul, a 13 year old, 7th grader known as the “Cyber Ninja”, was able to hack into a drone, exposing the gaping holes in the security measures of millions of every day gadgets and technology devices, that are part of the IoT.
In 2018, Kaspersky Lab detected and prevented activity by malicous objects on almost half of Industrial Control System (ICS) computers protected by the company’s products and defined as part of an organization’s industrial infrastructure.
Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected multiple attempts to infect foreign diplomatic entities in Iran with homebrew spyware. The attacks appear to be using an updated Remexi backdoor. Several legitimate tools were also used during the campaign.
Kaspersky Lab experts have helped to identify and patch seven previously unknown vulnerabilities in the ThingsPro Suite – an industrial IoT platform, designed for industrial control systems (ICS) data acquisition and remote analysis.
Kaspersky Lab technologies have automatically detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows OS kernel, the third consecutive zero-day exploit to be discovered in three months. The latest exploited vulnerability (CVE-2018-8611) was found in malware