Apr 11 2013
The study shed light on the activities of a group that has persistently targeted online gaming companies for several years.
Apr 11 2013
The favorite tool of the attackers has been malicious program we called "Winnti". It has evolved since the first use, but we divide all variants into two generations: 1.x and 2.x. Our publication describes 1.0 variant of this tool.
Jun 19 2012
The number of bootkits is steadily growing.
Dec 01 2011
Various proactive antivirus protection tools are capable of hooking system functions in one way or another. Malicious code also uses algorithms of this type.
Jun 27 2011
The malware detected by Kaspersky Anti-Virus as TDSS is the most sophisticated threat today.
Jan 25 2011
A new variant of the rootkit, TDL-4, which can infect both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems, appeared sometime between July and August, 2010.
Aug 05 2010
The TDSS rootkit first appeared in 2008. Since then, it has become far more widespread than the notorious rootkit Rustock. The rootkit’s malicious payload and the difficulties it presents for analysis are effectively similar to those of the bootkit.
Feb 17 2010
2009 was the latest milestone both in the history of malware and in the history of cybercrime, with a marked change in direction in both areas. This year laid the foundation of what we will see in the future.
Jun 09 2009
In 2008, we wrote about Backdoor.Win32.Sinowal , a malicious program we believed to pose a serious threat, as it employed the most advanced, at the time, virus technologies.
Mar 02 2009
2008 demonstrated that the era of epidemics was already history.
Dec 18 2008
The term MalWare 2.0 is often used in our reports to denote a model for the complex malicious programs which appeared at the end of 2006. The most striking examples, and the initial members of MalWare 2.0 are the Bagle, Warezov and Zhelatin worms.
Sep 24 2008
One of the most notable malicious programs during the first half of 2008 was, undoubtedly, the Storm worm (classified by Kaspersky Lab as Zhelatin). It remains in the vanguard of Malware 2.0.