Tagged: cybercriminals

15
May
2016

One-In-Ten Have Lost Money by Being Targeted Online

With the diversity and quantity of online financial threats increasing, recent research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has found that 48% of consumers have been targeted by scams designed to defraud and trick them into revealing sensitive and financial information for criminal gain. An alarming 11% have lost money...

23
Mar
2016

Steam Stealers Target Thousands of Gamer Accounts

In an industry worth over an estimated hundred billion US dollars, gaming is not just big business for developers and manufacturers, but for cybercriminals too. Steam Stealer is a constantly evolving breed of malware that is responsible for hijacking the user accounts of the popular gaming platform, Steam. The malware’s...

12
Feb
2016

Carbanak and beyond: banks face new attacks

Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cyber-criminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered...

27
Jan
2016

Consumers Undermine their Online Security by Sharing Passwords

Nearly half (44%) of Internet users admit having shared their passwords with somebody or left them visible for people to see, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent consumer surveys*, one of which has 1,394 respondents from the Philippines. This demonstrates a lack of cyber-savviness and could make it...