The Internet threat alert status is currently normal. At present, no major epidemics or other serious incidents have been recorded by Kaspersky Lab’s monitoring service. Internet threat level: 1

Jun 09 2009

Bootkit 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.

Dec 18 2008

Bootkit: the challenge of 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.

May 07 2008

Malware evolution: January – March 2008

Our annual report on malware evolution in 2007, published a few months ago, contained forecasts on how the threat landscape would evolve in 2008