Kaspersky Lab

Internet Insecurity

Who's Afraid of Kaspersky?

We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research, wines and dines competitors and journalists, and burns American espionage operations.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.22.18
Internet Insecurity

Ex-NSA Hackers Are Not Surprised by Bombshell Kaspersky Report

Former NSA hackers respond to the revelation of yet another breach at the spy agency.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.6.17
Printing Money

Hackers Stole $800,000 From Russian ATMs With Disappearing Malware

The method was a complete mystery, and the only clues left behind were files containing a single line of English text: "Take the money, bitch."
Kim Zetter
4.3.17
Hacking

How Hackers Plant False Flags to Hide Their Real Identities

Telling who’s behind a cyberattack is tricky.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.12.16
Luxury Week

Meet the Hackers Who Drive the Porsches You Paid For

Ferraris, Porsches, and briefcases full of money show a booming cybercrime industry.
Andrada Fiscutean
9.26.16
News

Hackers Say They Hacked NSA-Linked Group, Want 1 Million Bitcoins to Share More

A mysterious group claims to have stolen some hacking tools allegedly belonging to the NSA.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.15.16
The Hacks We Can't See

Scanning Code for Viruses Is No Longer a Job for Humans

Only a tiny percentage of code analysis is still done by humans.
Andrada Fiscutean
7.25.16
News

This Market Rents Hacked Servers to Cybercriminals for Just a Few Bucks

The emergence of a market for hacked servers shows the growth of cybercrime-as-a-service.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.15.16
security

Cybersecurity Researchers Are Hunted from All Sides

Hunted for doing their job, security experts face both digital and real-world threats ranging from “subtle pressure” to Molotov cocktails.
Andrada Fiscutean
12.14.15
News

Government Spies Are Now Hacking Cybersecurity Firms

A Russian firm was hit by “mix of Alien, Terminator and Predator” cyberattack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.10.15
News

This Hacker Gang Writes 'Perfect' Social Engineering Emails

The cyberespionage campaign could’ve been prevented with simple fixes like patching outdated software.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.15
News

White House Hack May Be Linked to Russia, Researchers Say

The attack on the White House was one of many launched by a group that’s been linked to Russia in the past.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.22.15