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October, 2009
This month has been characterized by the mass infection of legitimate web sites with the Trojan-Downloader program Gumblar. The splitting of malicious scripts is also a marked trend.
September, 2009
Overall, the trends of the last few months were maintained in September. Web malware bundles designed to exploit the myriad vulnerabilities found in major products are still increasing in number, giving cybercriminals plenty of opportunities for malicious activity.
September, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
August, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
August, 2009
Two malware ratings have been compiled from data generated by the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) in August 2009.
July, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
July, 2009
The overall number of computers infected by the most common malicious programs has fallen slightly. This may have something to do with users spending less time in front of their PCs in midsummer, resulting in fewer machines becoming infected with malware.
June, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
June, 2009
Recently there has been a clear trend for cybercriminals to use a range of sophisticated drive-by downloads to install malware on victim machines. Overall, cybercriminals are becoming increasingly Web-oriented.
June, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
June, 2009
As part of the "Real Business, Real Threats" series, Kaspersky conducted a survey to gain an understanding of what companies like yours are doing with regard to IT anti-virus spending and budget, what your biggest IT security concerns are, and where you feel your current security solution could improve. What we found was information that you can use to benchmark yourself and your company against similar organizations.
April, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
April, 2009
2008 demonstrated that the era of epidemics is already history. That era was characterized by a large number of worms, initially distributed via email and later via network attacks, thus causing global epidemics. Today, rootkits, gaming malware, and attacks on networking sites are just the beginning. In this article, we'll focus on forecasts for 2009 and the migration to new ways for malware to evolve.
April, 2009
In this security bulletin you will learn about spam trends and new distribution methods being employed by spammers. You'll also learn about the new techniques and tactics being employed to scam online users.
February, 2008
More cooperation within the ranks of the cybercrime network. More cooperation among vendors of security software. Those are just two of the trends that you'll read about for 2008, as security specialists continue their quest to tip the scales in favor of legitimate businesses. To keep up, corporations may need to consider significant changes to current security practices and policies.