On September 13, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a Binding Operational Directive (BOD) instructing the Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies to take actions regarding the use of information security products by Kaspersky Lab.
A password manager tool is software that helps users encrypt, store, and manage passwords. It enables users to create and maintain unique passwords for websites and other systems without having to memorize or write them down. Password managers can also help you generate strong passwords that have as much complexity and length as you desire.
With tax season or tax refund season in full swing it is almost a guarantee that you will see an increase in tax related spam and scams. First, remember the IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email. So any email purporting to be from the IRS regarding specific taxpayer information is a scam.
It appears that one of the most recent patches released by Microsoft (KB2823324) causes a problem on computers running windows Vista, 7, and Server 2008 running Kaspersky antivirus.
We have received reports of users visiting the Omaha World Herald site, www.omaha.com, getting viruses downloaded to their computers. At this time, it appears that Kaspersky Antivirus is successfully blocking these viruses, though we are cautioning everyone to avoid the site at this time.