We are continuing series of the interviews with Kaspersky Lab experts enquiring their opinion regarding cyber-security industry and related threats. Here, David Emm. David has been with Kaspersky Lab since 2004. He presents information on malware and other security issues at exhibitions and events, and provides comment to both broadcast and print media
Many believe that two layers of security will always be better than one. The real-world logic is obvious – if your fortress walls are thick, your enemy can spend an eternity hammering away with little prospect of progress. The thicker the walls, the more secure the dwelling. The same principle applies to layers of clothing at the North Pole. So many users try to apply it to computer security, installing two layers of protection on their machines. Is it a good idea? Not really. This is why.
Alexander Gostev, Chief Security Expert at Kaspersky Lab. Without its team of researchers, Kaspersky Lab could never have achieved its current success. The company’s anti-virus experts are continuously at work and can be swiftly summoned to provide an urgent response to any major incident. Today I’m talking to Alexander Gostev about the work of the GReAT team, which investigates the most sophisticated and notorious cyber-security incidents
Is there any (Mac) OS X-specific malware around? Oh yes. But for some odd reason I haven’t said anything interesting on this topic for quite...
Shortly after disclosure of the Bash bug called “Shellshock” we saw the first attempts by criminals to take advantage of this widespread vulnerability also known as...
Virus Bulletin is a traditionally enterprise-focused event, but each year topics of consumer interest, like Apple malware, hackable devices and Bitcoin are presented.
It’s been a day since the BashBug aka Shellshock bug was disclosed. What real damage has been inflicted and who is most in danger?
Apple released its patch for the Bash vulnerability, repairing versions of OS X vulnerable to Shellshock exploits.