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A Malware Classification

At Kaspersky, we take our responsibility to keep you guarded against attacks very seriously, which is why we’re continuously familiarizing you with the latest methods that are out there and

How to Fight Rootkits

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself and its activity in

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What is APT?

APT stands for advanced persistent threat. It became famous following a New York Times exposé detailing a month’s long attack campaign in which a Chinese military unit now known as

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What is a Botnet?

Botnet is the generic name given to any collection of compromised PCs controlled by an attacker remotely — think “virtual robot army.” The individual PCs that are part of a

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Android 2012

Android devices are the most prevalent smartphones on the market, and the most maligned. Hackers had a banner year in 2012 targeting the mobile platform with a variety of malware