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Patent firm Lodsys backs out of dispute with Kaspersky Lab

Security firm Kaspersky Lab said patent firm Lodsys had withdrawn its claims rather than face the verdict of the court in a patent dispute.

NSA chief seeks more data from private sector in sharing offer

While some experts welcome the move, another sees it as a Trojan horse for more access to Americans' communications

Espionage campaign targeting Asian supply chains uncovered

Kaspersky Lab has released details on an espionage campaign active since 2011, which targeted organizations in Japan and South Korea, which are key elements to Western supply chains

'Icefog' spying operation targeted Japan, South Korea

A hacking group that targeted Japan's parliament in 2011 is believed to have conducted nimble data thefts against organizations mainly in South Korea and Japan, including defense contractors, over the past two years.

Apple is a tempting phishing target for scammers

Spam volumes took a usual seasonal drop in August, but phishing spiked, including a noticeable interest in hijacking Apple accounts.

Rogue hardware used in attempted cyberheist at Santander bank branch

A criminal gang attempted to plant a rogue hardware device on the network of a Santander bank branch in London to remotely control a computer and steal money.

Cyberspies attack key South Korean institutions, North Korean hackers suspected

South Korean organizations that conduct research on international affairs, national security and Korean unification are under siege from cyberspies whose attack may have its origins in North Korea.

Android Trojans gain botnet distribution, new code

Obad malware grows through zombie net, while Hesperbot takes a new tack on banking malware

APT malware NetTraveler learning new tricks

Advanced Persistent Threat exploits Java vulnerabilities, embraces watering hole technique, says researcher

Android now 'mobile world's equivalent' of Windows for hackers

The difference between Windows and Android malware is that the latter is evolving much quicker, says Kaspersky Lab researcher

Cybercriminals use Google Cloud Messaging service to control malware on Android devices

Cybercriminals are controlling malware on Android devices through a Google service that enables developers to send messages to their applications, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab.

Key Tibetan website compromised

Code on the Central Tibetan Administration website targets Chinese-speaking visitors and installs a backdoor on their systems

Enterprise anti-virus software test puts Kaspersky software out front, Microsoft at bottom

Dennis Technology Labs, the London-based organization which runs tests to evaluate anti-virus software, yesterday released its latest test results on products for three distinct product segments--enterprise, home and...

Android Trojans spread by Bluetooth, hijack bank codes

Mobile malware gets more complex, defeats two-factor authentication

New Android Trojan app exploits previously unknown flaws, researchers say

A newly discovered Trojan program exploits previously unknown flaws in Android and borrows techniques from Windows malware in order to evade detection and achieve persistence on infected devices.

Cyberespionage campaign 'NetTraveler' siphoned data from hundreds of high-profile targets, researchers say

An ongoing cyberespionage campaign compromised over 350 high-profile victims from more than 40 countries over the past eight years, including political activists, research centers, governmental institutions, embassies, military...

Growing mobile malware threat swirls (mostly) around Android

Mobile devices are getting hit by a boom in malware similar to the one that hit PCs starting with the rise of the Web, a security software executive said Tuesday.

Android threats growing in number and complexity, report says

The Android threat landscape is growing in both size and complexity with cybercriminals adopting new distribution methods and building Android-focused malware services, according to a report from Finnish security vendor F-Secure.

Microsoft urges Windows 7 users to uninstall 'Blue Screen of Death' patch

Microsoft today urged Windows 7 users to uninstall a patch shipped earlier this week that has crashed customer's PCs and crippled the machines with endless reboots.

Bitcoin mining malware spreading on Skype, researcher says

Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have identified a spam message campaign on Skype that spreads a piece of malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.

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