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, 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...
These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky Lab products received from users who consented to provide statistical data....
Wed, Oct 31, 2018
DDoS Attacks in Q3 2018
The third quarter 2018 turned out relatively quiet in terms of DDoS attacks. “Relatively” because there were not very many high-level mul...
To better understand the potential future threat landscape facing memory implants, researchers from Kaspersky Lab and the University of O...
Wed, Oct 24, 2018
Phishing for knowledge
When we talk about phishing, top of mind are fake banking sites, payment systems, as well as mail and other globally popular services. Ho...
For the last two years we have been monitoring a Russian-language cyberespionage actor that focuses on Central Asian users. We named the ...
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
Threats in the Netherlands
For this blogpost we gathered all the sinkhole data for Dutch IPs in the last four years, which amounts to around 85,000 entries. The aim...
Microsoft published their security bulletin, which patches CVE-2018-8453, among others. CVE-2018-8453 is a vulnerability in win32k.sys di...
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
MuddyWater expands operations
MuddyWater is a relatively new APT that surfaced in 2017. It has focused mainly on governmental targets in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, accordi...
Turla, also known as Venomous Bear, Waterbug, and Uroboros, may be best known for what was at the time an “ultra complex” snake rootkit f...

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