Tag: kasperskylab

Attackers used Telegram to deliver cryptocurrency-mining malware

Kaspersky Lab says it spotted evidence of a vulnerability in the desktop version of Telegram that allowed attackers to install cryptocurrency mining malware on users’ computers. The zero-day exploit was used to trick Telegram users into downlo……


Kaspersky sues US government over federal software ban

To no one’s surprise, Kaspersky Lab isn’t happy that the US government has banned its software over the potential for Russian influence. The security firm has sued the Trump administration to challenge the ban, arguing that the Department of H……


Israel warned the US about Kaspersky after hacking its network

Kaspersky is in hot water…again. The US government recently prohibited federal agencies from using the company’s products, and the FBI is reportedly convincing private entities to do the same. Its latest headache is linked to the NSA cyberat……


US bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies

The US government has officially banned the use of Kaspersky security software in all of its federal agencies. Kaspersky has been under suspicion for cyberespionage for several months now, especially due to its ties to the Russian government a……