Security News

  • COMpfun successor Reductor infects files on the fly to compromise TLS traffic

    In April 2019, we discovered new malware that compromises encrypted web communications in an impressive way. We called these new modules ‘Reductor’ after a .pdb path left in some samples.
  • HQWar: the higher it flies, the harder it drops

    Now one can say that only the lazy did not use Hqwar: Kaspersky's collection of viruses features over 200,000 Trojans packed using Hqwar.
  • The State of Stalkerware in 2019

    Six months ago, we created a special alert that notifies users about commercial spyware (stalkerware) products installed on their phones. This report examines the use of stalkerware and the number of users affected by this software in the first eight months of 2019.
  • Ransomware: two pieces of good news

    Nowadays, cybercriminals have a thousand and one ways of creating and spreading ransomware. However, those fighting ransomware are not standing still either. In fact, we have two pieces of good news to share with you.
  • Hello! My name is Dtrack

    When we first discovered ATMDtrack, we thought we were just looking at another ATM malware family. Now we can add another family to the Lazarus group’s arsenal: ATMDtrack and Dtrack.
  • Threat landscape for smart buildings

    We decided to study the live threats to building-based automation systems and to see what malware their owners encountered in the first six months of 2019.
  • Assessing the impact of protection from web miners

    Cryptocurrency mining is an energy-intensive business. According to some estimates, Bitcoin miners consume the same amount of energy as the Czech Republic.
  • Threats to macOS users

    An extremely dangerous threat is a targeted attack on macOS and iOS users, mainly business users. Several well-known cybercriminal groups are currently working to develop malware for these operating systems.
  • This is what our summer’s like

    For the second summer straight, we cover the children's interests during the period when they have enough leisure to give themselves full time to their hobbies.
  • Fully equipped Spying Android RAT from Brazil: BRATA

    BRATA” is a new Android remote access tool malware family. It exclusively targets victims in Brazil: however, theoretically it could also be used to attack any other Android user if the cybercriminals behind it want to.

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