In Kazakhstan National Computer Emergency Response Team (KZ-CERT) was founded in 2011.
- monitoring and detection of internet resources violationg law of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- elaboration of propositions and recommendations on guarding the interests of person, society and state in information space;
- provide information security consulting services;
- fast and thorough gathering of information about cyber attacks or other suspicious activities.
- coordination of public and telecommunication operators’ cyber security units and other actors of national information infrastructure in the issues regarding prevention of violations in information and communication technologies;
- collection, analysis and storing information concerning existing threats to cybersecurity and effectiveness of implemented security measures
27 January 2015
KZ-CERT enters to the Organization of Islamic Countries – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT)
In January 26, 2015 Kazakhstan Computer Emergency Response Team (KZ-CERT) enters to the Organization of Islamic Countries – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) as a national response team.
The membership in OIC-CERT gives the possibility to develop tight cooperation with the computer emergency response teams of following countries: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Jordanian, Livia, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria,...
26 January 2015
New self-propagating ransomware is detected
Experts of international antivirus company ESET detected new type of ransomware with unique infection technique – Win32/Virlock.
Win32/Virlock is a new type of ransomware that not only locks the screen and encrypts existing files, but it also behaves as a polymorphic parasitic virus that infects files on the user’s machine.
Win32/Virlock looks for host files of most popular formats: .exe, .doc, .xls, .zip, .rar, .pdf, .ppt, .mp3, .png, .gif, .jpg etc. Virlock compromises files...
23 January 2015
Employees of the Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan has discovered phishing mail, which requires a client's personal information (name, card number, CVV2 / CVC2, card expiration date, etc).
Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan asks you to ignore this type of message, because the bank never asks for data of this kind by e-mail, social networks, etc.
This newsletter is fraudulent and replying to it might compromise your personal data.
We ask you to report any suspicious emails, Internet pages to the short...