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The NukeBot banking Trojan: from rough drafts to real threats

This spring, the author of the NukeBot banking Trojan published the source code of his creation. Now, three months after the source code was published, we decided to have a look at what has changed in the banking malware landscape.

No Free Pass for ExPetr

Recently, there have been discussions around the topic that if our product is installed, ExPetr malware wonrsquo;t write the special malicious code which encrypts the MFT to MBR.
Some have even speculated that some kind of conspiracy might be ongoing.… Read Full Article

No big deal. You can defeat Kaspersky’s ATM antivirus with a...

After you've gained arbitrary execution on the cash machine, natch Flaws have been found and fixed in Kaspersky Lab's security software for cash machines and other embedded systems. Hackers can exploit the bugs to circumvent anti-malware defenses in ATMs.…

US Government Limits Purchase of Kaspersky Lab Software

Kaspersky Lab has been deleted from lists of approved vendors that government agencies use to buy tech products, the result of growing cybersecurity concerns.

The Magala Trojan Clicker: A Hidden Advertising Threat

Magala falls into the category of Trojan Clickers that imitate a user click on a particular webpage, thus boosting advertisement click counts.
Itrsquo;s worth pointing out that Magala doesnrsquo;t actually affect the user, other than consuming some of the infected computerrsquo;s resources.

The main victims are those paying for the advertising.

Uncle Sam says ‘nyet’ to Kaspersky amid fresh claims of Russian...

Security biz maintains it has no 'inappropriate ties' with Kremlin as software blocked by officials Kaspersky Lab is facing new restrictions from the US government to go along with a fresh round of accusations that the antivirus makers works closely with Russian intelligence.…

Kaspersky under scrutiny after Bloomberg story claims close links to FSB

CEO: “This story is BS brewed on political agenda.”

Mobile Ransomware Increasingly Targeting US, Kaspersky Reports

Desktop ransomware attacks are growing, but the same isn't true for mobile ransomware. eWEEK looks at highlights of the latest Kaspersky Lab ransomware report.

Heavily armed police raid company that seeded last week’s NotPetya outbreak

Operation that hit thousands was “thoroughly well-planned and well-executed.”

In ExPetr/Petya’s shadow, FakeCry ransomware wave hits Ukraine

While the world was still shaking under the destructive ExPetr/Petya attack that hit on June 27, another ransomware attack targeting Ukraine at the same time went almost unnoticed.

Kaspersky Lab Faces More U.S. Scrutiny Over Potential Russian Govt. Influence

Lawmaker proposes ban on DoD use of Moscow-based security vendor's products.