Kaspersky Cyber Security Weekend – An Introduction to Cyber Security in the Healthcare Sector

The healthcare sector’s landscape has been changing rapidly in the recent years. With the advancements of key enabling technologies such as the 5G, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence, healthcare today is vastly different from a decade ago. Of course,…

Ransomware modifications double year-on-year in Q2 2019

Kaspersky researchers detected 16,017 new ransomware modifications in Q2 2019 – including ones belonging to eight new malware families. This is more than double the number of new samples detected a year ago, in Q2 2018 (7,620). The Kaspersky IT…

ESET discovers new fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play able to phish and scam users out of cryptocurrency

MAY 23, 2019 – ESET researchers have just concluded their analysis of fake cryptocurrency wallets that emerged on Google Play at the time of bitcoin’s renewed spike in value. This month has seen bitcoin growing, with its price climbing to its…

Tips to stop cyber criminals from getting the best deals on International Shopping Day!

With international shopping day around the corner on November 11th, we’re sure that everyone will be looking for the best deals. However, let’s keep it that way, and not let cyber-criminals get the best deals when it comes to obtaining…

Kaspersky Lab technology detects a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows in the wild

 Kaspersky Lab Automatic Exploit Prevention technology, embedded in most of the company’s endpoint solutions, has detected a series of targeted cyber-attacks. The attacks were attempted by a new piece of malware that exploited a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the…

World Cup Russia 2018: Running the Fraud Defenses Ragged

World Cup Russia 2018: Running the Fraud Defenses Ragged Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix   As France and Croatia look towards Sunday’s final, the tournament is already being lauded as one of the best FIFA World Cups we have…

World Cup 2018: malware attacks gunning for goal

World Cup 2018 is upon us and in full swing, bringing together 32 nations for a month of footballing to see who’ll be crowned World Champion. With the tournament underway, we thought it’d be fun to see which of the footballing…

From cloud growth to a cloud mess: two out of three SMBs struggle with over-complicated IT infrastructure  

While Cloud Services do bring about many conveniences and opportunities, there are negative effects associated with them as well. Loss of control over application security and valuable client data Lack of control and visibility As more IT infrastructures in organizations…

Cybercriminals Targeting Unwary Consumers with Billing-Fraud Apps on Google Play: McAfee

The adage ‘change is only constant’ has never rung truer today in the technological age, with new innovations introduced daily. This trend has also extended to the seedier underbelly of the economy, with cybercriminals constantly developing new ways to steal…

Singaporean kids spend nearly 14 hours a week playing video games

SINGAPOREAN KIDS SPEND NEARLY 14 HOURS A WEEK PLAYING VIDEO GAMES DESPITE PARENTS’ CONCERNS OVER VIOLENCE, SEXUAL IMAGES OR SHARING SENSITVE DETAILS   A new study from McAfee shows that while the majority (98%) of parents are concerned about the…

4 Key Things Enterprises Need to Know About Cyber Espionage

4 Key Things Enterprises Need to Know About Cyber Espionage Written by Cheng Lai Ki, CyberOps Consultant, Horangi Cyber Security When we talk about espionage, most thoughts would be of spies from old cold war flicks, infiltrating top secret government…

A Five-Year Journey: How Trend Micro Helped Bring Down Scan4You

A Five-Year Journey: How Trend Micro Helped Bring Down Scan4You Trend Micro has always had a close relationship with law enforcement around the globe, because we believe that only together can we make the world a safer place in which…

Businesses Stuck in a DDoS-Daze as Ineffective Strategies Leave Them Vulnerable to Attack

Businesses Stuck in a DDoS-Daze as Ineffective Strategies Leave Them Vulnerable to Attack Research* from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that businesses are falling behind in the race to protect themselves from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, due a reliance…

The connected workforce: The importance of protecting home and corporate networks

The connected workforce: The importance of protecting home and corporate networks In the current corporate and employee landscape, workers are leveraging a variety of endpoints from a range of different locations to access enterprise systems and assets. Staff members are…