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Kaspersky Shares Threat Landscape Insights Shaping Cybersecurity in 2024

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Kaspersky experts discussed the evolution of the cyberthreat landscape in the region during its 9th annual Cyber Security Weekend – META 2024, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The focal point of the discussions was the security of emerging technology trends such as AI, that are influencing the scale of modern threats. In parallel, threats targeting industrial control systems within critical infrastructure, in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia were also discussed.  Kaspersky’s Cyber Immunity approach took center stage as a […]

Kaspersky Named Leader For Managed Security Services

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In the rapidly growing managed services market, Kaspersky’s products have been placed in the top tier by a leading independent market analyst. Kaspersky Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Kaspersky Incident Response were ranked among 2023’s technology leaders

Six Cybersecurity Threats Targeting Children In 2024

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With most children able to access or own a smartphone or tablet, the age at which they begin their acquaintance with the digital world and technology keeps decreasing. Therefore, it’s crucial for parents to stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats targeting kids to better protect them from potential harm. Kaspersky experts explore some of the key cybersecurity trends parents should be aware of, and provide tips on how to safeguard their children’s online activities. Children will increasingly use AI […]

Only 20% Of Employees In Saudi Arabia Could Tell A Deepfake From A Real Image

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According to Kaspersky Business Digitization survey, around 41% of employees in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia said they could tell a deepfake from a real image. However, despite this claim, in a test only 20% could actually distinguish a real image from an AI-generated one. This means that organizations are vulnerable to such scams, with cybercriminals using generative AI imagery in several ways for illegal activities. They can use deepfakes to create fake videos or images that can be used […]

Kaspersky Discloses iPhone Hardware Feature Vital In Operation Triangulation Case

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Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has unveiled a previously unknown hardware feature in Apple iPhones, pivotal to the Operation Triangulation campaign. The team presented this discovery at the 37th Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg. Kaspersky’s GReAT team discovered a vulnerability in Apple System on a chip, or SoC, that has played a critical role in the recent iPhone attacks, known as Operation Triangulation, allowing attackers to bypass the hardware-based memory protection on iPhones running iOS versions up to […]

Kaspersky Named A ‘Strategic Leader’ In AV-Comparatives’ EPR Test

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Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Expert has achieved the highest rating of ‘Strategic Leader’ in the Endpoint Prevention and Response (EPR) Test by AV-Comparatives for the second year in a row. This award is an endorsement that the product represents the best level of effectiveness at preventing and responding to breaches combined with reasonable product cost and operational accuracy. The growing number of sophisticated targeted attacks is forcing enterprises to pay more attention to their cybersecurity, and to implement comprehensive […]

Kaspersky Products Pass Regular AV-TEST Examination For Anti-ransomware Effectiveness 

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Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Standard have passed the regular Advanced Threat Protection assessments held by AV-TEST. In the testing, all three products demonstrated complete protection against ransomware in 10 different real-life attack scenarios. In 2022, Kaspersky solutions detected over 74.2 million attempted ransomware attacks which was 20% more than in 2021. Although law enforcement agencies globally have succeeded in disrupting APT groups such as HIVE and Emotet, malware and malicious code created by […]

Kaspersky Partners With Saudi Esports Federation

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Kaspersky has announced its partnership with the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF), becoming an exclusive partner for Saudi eLeagues and Voices of Saudi Esports in the category of cybersecurity and digital protection. This will help Kaspersky join the Saudi gaming community and steer the attention of gamers and content creators towards cyber awareness, and help them leverage cybersecurity solutions as an enabler of elevated, secure experiences. SEF was established in 2017, and closely aligns its activities with the objectives of The […]

Kaspersky Reveals The UAE’s Top Four Email Scams

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Kaspersky experts have outlined top four email scam themes and tactics currently prevalent in the Middle East, Türkiye, Africa region (META). These scams highlight different social engineering techniques used by cybercriminals, however the objective remains the same, which is to entice unsuspecting victims and steal their personal and financial information. Phishing remains the most common type of social engineering attacks. According to the Spam and Phishing in 2022 report, Kaspersky’s anti-phishing system thwarted over 500 million attempts to access fraudulent Web […]

Reverse Engineering Most Complicated Task For Infosec Practitioners

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The latest Codebreakers competition organized by Kaspersky among cybersecurity specialists from more than 35 countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkiye, and South Africa has revealed that reverse engineering is the most complex task performed by InfoSec practitioners. Reverse engineering implies detailed examination of a software product or web application to detect vulnerabilities or hidden features. It covers a broad range of areas, including decompiling and disassembling executable files and libraries, and analysis of system data. According to the external […]

Old Microsoft Office Vulnerability Exploited Six Times More In Q2

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An old vulnerability in Microsoft Office is gaining popularity among attackers who target both regular users and companies, Kaspersky has found. Since the beginning of the year, the exploitation of CVE-2017-11882 has increased by nearly 500 percent, impacting thousands. Another old vulnerability, CVE-2018-0802, emerged as cybercriminals’ most prevalent “weapon”, targeting over 130,000 users. Since older versions of Microsoft programs remain quite popular and are still a highly attractive target for attackers, it is crucial to install a trusted security solution […]
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