A look at the new Acronis True Image 2021

Acronis is one of the leading providers for backup and security software to small enterprises and consumers around the world. They have just released the long-awaited Acronis True Image 2021. This product integrates both backup and security, providing users with…

ACRONIS TRUE IMAGE 2021 UNITES AWARD-WINNING BACKUP WITH ADVANCED ANTIMALWARE, CREATING THE FIRST COMPLETE PERSONAL CYBER PROTECTION SOLUTION

August 20, 2020 – SINGAPORE  – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced the release of Acronis True Image 2021. The new release integrates advanced cybersecurity capabilities with unmatched personal backup to create the first complete personal cyber…

Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack

In late spring 2020, Kaspersky’s automated detection technologies prevented a targeted attack on a South Korean company. Closer analysis revealed that this attack used a previously unknown full chain that consisted of two zero-day exploits: a remote code execution exploit…

Kaspersky: Singapore remains among world’s top 10 online threat source

Over 11M attacks in 2019 were initiated from servers located in the country The latest data from Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) has uncovered more than 11 million attacks caused by servers hosted in the Republic last year. While this represents…

Financial botnets primarily targeting e-commerce apparel sites

In the wake of the upcoming Black Friday sales period, cybercriminals are targeting customers of apparel e-commerce websites, including fashion, shoes, gifts, toys and jewelry. Consumers looking for deals in these areas during the upcoming weeks are advised to be…

Kaspersky blocks over 1 million Android attacks in Southeast Asia from January to September 2019

A recent Android mobile malware report by Kaspersky showed that Southeast Asia remains a target for cybercriminal attack campaigns. Of the more than 1 million attacks that Southeast Asia has seen, Kaspersky has blocked a total of 26,836 mobile malware…

IoT under fire: Kaspersky detects more than 100 million attacks on smart devices in H1 2019

Kaspersky honeypots – networks of virtual copies of various internet connected devices and applications – have detected 105 million attacks on IoT devices coming from 276,000 unique IP addresses in the first six months of the year. This figure is…

Another two bite the dust: Kaspersky updates decryption tool to fight ransomware pair

Kaspersky has updated its RakhniDecryptor tool to allow users whose files were encrypted by Yatron and FortuneCrypt ransomware to retrieve their data without paying a ransom. The updated tool is available on the Nomoreransom.org website. Ransomware is a dangerous threat…

Curious but careless: APAC online users give up social media details for fun quiz results and freebies, says Kaspersky study

Results of Kaspersky’s survey reveal online users in Asia Pacific appear to be willing to share their private information in exchange for various personal gains from social media, even quiz results to know what type of flower they are or…

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…

Acronis Grants Developers Early Access to the Acronis Cyber Platform

Expanded API access now enables developers at ISVs, OEMs, and service providers to build on the Acronis Cyber Platform, extending their applications and functionality to deliver control, ease, efficiency, reliability and security for cyber protection solutions   SINGAPORE, April 26,…

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) AND DNS SECURITY: ASIA’s DOUBLE EDGED SWORD

By Nick Itta, EfficientIP’s Vice President of Sales, APAC The single biggest global economic shift of our times is the expanding impact of digital transformations. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Asia Pacific (APAC). From disruptive new startups…

Trend Micro: Singapore a hotbed for malicious URLs in SEA[1] in 2018; ranks first for business email compromise (BEC)

2018 Annual Security Roundup also sees rising interest in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies that enable enterprises to circumvent these threats SINGAPORE, March 11, 2019 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, recently released its 2018 Security Roundup…

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