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The researchers at Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT decided to check the popular smart camera to see how well protected it is against cyber abuses.

This model has a rich feature list, compares favorably to regular webcams and can be used as a baby monitor, a component in a home security system or as part of a monitoring system.
Nation-sponsored Slingshot is one of the most advanced attack platforms ever.
There are three ways of doing things in the malware business: the right way, the wrong way and the way Brazilians do it.

From the early beginnings, using skimmers on ATMs, compromising point of sales systems, or even modifying the hardware of processing devices, Latin America has been a fertile ground for collecting credit and debit cards en masse.
Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover evidence of how the attackers who targeted the Winter Olympic Games impersonated an infamous North Korea hacking team.
Who framed Pyongyang, then, we wonder A close analysis of the code that took down part of the 2018 Winter Olympics computer network reveals a cunning plan to seemingly falsely pin the blame on North Korea.…
Overall, Kaspersky Lab reported that the total number of mobile malware attacks grew in 2017, though multiple categories of mobile malware declined.
For the last few years, rooting malware has been the biggest threat to Android users.

These Trojans are difficult to detect, boast an array of capabilities, and have been very popular among cybercriminals.

Mining is the new black

Last year we published a story revealing the rise of miners across the globe.

At the time we had discovered botnets earning millions of USD. We knew this was just the beginning of the story, which turned out to develop rapidly.

Financial Cyberthreats in 2017

This report summarizes a series of Kaspersky Lab reports that between them provide an overview of how the financial threat landscape has evolved over the years.
It covers the common phishing threats, along with Windows-based and Android-based financial malware.
This time, wersquo;ve chosen a smart hub designed to control sensors and devices installed at home.
It can be used for different purposes, such as energy and water management, monitoring and even security systems.
Certificates registered in names of real corporations are surprisingly easy to come by.
In 2017, we encountered lots of samples that were ‘exploitingrsquo; the implementation of Microsoft Wordrsquo;s RTF parser to confuse all other third-party RTF parsers, including those used in anti-malware software.