Kaspersky Lab also conducts investigations and research into cyber security threats. One of Kaspersky’s most notable investigations was into the Stuxnet worm in 2010, a major cyber attack on Iranian infrastructure widely believed to have been carried out by the US and Israel.
Kaspersky also discovered the sophisticated malware Flame, which is designed to carry out cyber espionage. The malware was found by Kaspersky Lab’s experts during an investigation that was prompted by the International Telecommunication Union.
Russia-born Eugene Kaspersky is a well-regarded cyber security expert who regularly appears on industry panels and in discussion forums.