Recent News around IT, Security and Communications

Every week QED Systems prepare a list of most important IT News on technology topics, including operating systems, software, security, mobile, storage and Internet, emerging tech, and technology companies such as Microsoft, Google and Apple

Thu, Feb 07, 2019
DDoS Attacks in Q4 2018
For the third quarter in a row, the Top 10 ratings of countries by number of attacks, targets, and botnet C&C servers continue to fluctua...
Throughout the autumn of 2018 we analyzed a long-standing (and still active at that time) cyber-espionage campaign that was primarily tar...
Last year, we discovered malware that installs a malicious browser extension on its victim’s computer or infects an already installed ext...
We have identified an overlap between GreyEnergy, which is believed to be a successor to BlackEnergy group, and a Sofacy subset called “Z...
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
A Zebrocy Go Downloader
The Sofacy subset we identify as “Zebrocy” continues to target Central Asian government related organizations, both in-country and remote...
There are lots of home charger vendors. Some of them, such as ABB or GE, are well-known brands, but some smaller companies have to add ‘b...
In October 2018, our AEP systems detected an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows. Further analysis led us to unco...
In 2017-2018, Kaspersky Lab specialists were invited to research a series of cybertheft incidents. Each attack had a common springboard: ...
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
APT Review of the year
What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy que...
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
First Annual Cyberwarcon
Cyberwarcon is a brand new event organized yesterday in Arlington, Virginia, and delivered eight hours of fantastic content. “CyberwarCon...
Year 2018 began with a rise in the number of miner-related attacks. However, after a drop in the value of the main cryptocurrencies, whic...
It should therefore come as no surprise that our predictions from last year are still linked to currently unfolding trends. And while the...
The past year has been extremely eventful in terms of the digital threats faced by financial institutions: cybercrime groups have used ne...
In the second half of 2018, the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry faced a major development: falling prices for cryptocurrencies. Th...
On the back of a surge in Trojan activity, we decided to carry out an in-depth analysis and track the evolution of some other popular mal...
Asking the most intelligent people I know, and basing our scenario on APT attacks because they traditionally show the most innovation whe...
According to our data, 14 malware families are targeting e-commerce brands to steal from victims. They are all banking Trojans. Detection...
Yesterday, Microsoft published its security bulletin, which patches a vulnerability discovered by our technologies. We reported it to Mic...

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