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Eugene Kaspersky speaks out, defends company over espionage allegations

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

The company's founder made remarks Tuesday in Sao Paulo, Brazil when a U.S. security researcher asked him about recent press reports.

New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."

Security firms pour on evidence of Chinese hacking against Vietnam

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The operation is reportedly tied to the fight over territory in the South China Sea.

Researchers uncover latest version of Chinese spyware used to target dissidents

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Lookout says a newly discovered variant of mobile malware, dubbed xRAT, represents the latest iteration of a sophisticated cyber-espionage tool previously used by the Chinese government.

Kaspersky exposes apparent Russian cyber-espionage operation amid U.S. criticism

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Kaspersky Lab released research on a group hackers with ties to Russia. The findings come as FBI agents continue to dissuade private U.S. companies from purchasing and relying on Kaspersky.

Hidden Mac malware designed to spy on 'everyday people'

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The unique malware, which allows for a hacker to remotely spy on a targeted computer and install additional malicious software, looks to be run by a single attacker.

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