DDoS attacks in Q2 2022

News overview Politically-motivated cyberattacks dominated the DDoS landscape in the second quarter of 2022 just as they did in the previous reporting period. ALtahrea Team, a group targeting NATO and its partners, attacked public transportation websites in Israel and the United Kingdom. Israel saw a cyberattack on the Airports Authority, and UK, an attack on […]

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IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. PC statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q2 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocked 1,686,025,551 attacks from online resources across the globe. Web antivirus recognized 675,832,360 unique URLs as malicious. Attempts to run malware for stealing money […]

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Detecting unknown threats: a honeypot how-to

Catching threats is tricky business, especially in today’s threat landscape. To tackle this problem, for many years сybersecurity researchers have been using honeypots – a well-known deception technique in the industry. Dan Demeter, Senior Security Researcher with Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team and head of Kaspersky’s honeypot project, explains what honeypots are, why they […]

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GReAT Ideas follow-up

On June 17, we hosted our first “GReAT Ideas. Powered by SAS” session, in which several experts from our Global Research and Analysis Team shared insights into APTs and threat actors, attribution, and hunting IoT threats. Here is a brief summary of the agenda from that webinar: Linking attacks to threat actors: case studies by […]

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IT threat evolution Q1 2020. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts for Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, Kaspersky solutions blocked 726,536,269 attacks launched from online resources in 203 countries across the globe. A total of 442,039,230 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by Web Anti-Virus components. […]

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Les Trois Petits Cochons et la cybersécurité

Autrefois, les gens accordaient beaucoup moins d’attention à la cybersécurité. Je suis convaincu que la plupart des contes qui ont survécu jusqu’à aujourd’hui ont été inventés pour préparer les enfants au monde des cybermenaces. Choisissez, par exemple, un conte anglais que tout le monde connaît : Les Trois Petits Cochons. L’intrigue semble assez simple et pourtant […]

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