Browsing: Kaspersky

In all the recent bombshell reports about the Kaspersky anti-virus software, it’s easy to focus on the Russian threat and miss the general context: every government that employs hackers tries to weaponise antivirus software. Government

A malicious Android app, available until recently in the Google Play store and capable of seizing root access rights on users’ phones, has been downloaded more than half a million times, according to security

In the cyber-espionage thriller Blackhat (2015), Chris Hemsworth plays a computer hacker who is freed from prison to trace a blackhat hacker – someone who breaches computer security with either malicious intent or for personal gain. As often

It sometimes seems that whenever security researchers discover some new exploit or malware that allows the monitoring of remote computers, the finger is quickly pointed at the US intelligence agencies. Security firm Kaspersky has revealed a complex