Vyacheslav Zakorzhevsky


Protecting Critical Infrastructure: Input Data

Kaspersky Lab is always working to develop new technologies for protecting critical computer systems from cybercriminals. In July, I had the opportunity to represent Kaspersky at a symposium sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), focused on the national Cybersecurity Framework in the U.S., a document that has the potential to define the standards for protecting critical infrastructure for years to come.

Carberp: It’s Not Over Yet

By Vyacheslav ZakorzhevskyOn 20 March, Russian law enforcement agencies announced the arrest of a cybercriminal gang involved in stealing money using the Carberp Trojan. This is very good news, but unfortunately does not mark the end of the Carberp story.Evidently, those arrested were just one of the criminal gangs using the Trojan. At the same time, those who actually developed Carberp are still at large, openly selling the Trojan on cybercriminal forums.


By Vyacheslav ZakorzhevskyWe recently discovered a new bootkit, i.e. a malicious program which infects the hard drive’s boot sector. Kaspersky Lab detects it as Rookit.Win32.Fisp.a. The bootkit is distributed by Trojan-Downloader.NSIS.Agent.jd. The Trojan infects the computers of users who try to download a video clip from a fake Chinese porn site.

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