Never Enough: Kaspersky Reveals Two APT Incidents Related To Vaccine Research
Dec24

Never Enough: Kaspersky Reveals Two APT Incidents Related To Vaccine Research

 24 December 2020 (MY) – In the autumn of 2020, Kaspersky researchers identified two APT incidents that targeted entities related to COVID-19 research – a Ministry of Health body and a pharmaceutical company. Kaspersky experts assessed with high confidence that the activities can be attributed to the infamous Lazarus group. As the pandemic and restrictive measures across the world continue, many parties involved are...

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Pubg Mobile “Frost Festival” Spreads Holiday Warmth On Erangel
Dec22

Pubg Mobile “Frost Festival” Spreads Holiday Warmth On Erangel

 22 December 2020 (MY) – A new winter-themed game mode “Frost Festival” has dropped into PUBG MOBILE as part of a special holiday content update to bring joy and spread warmth this festive season. In the Frost Festival update, a Holiday Market, special presents under the tree and a snow experience, along with a special event, can be enjoyed and is available now on the App Store and Google Play. Not just lively holiday...

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Games, LEGO And K-Pop Topped Children’s Search Requests Ahead Of Christmas 2020
Dec19

Games, LEGO And K-Pop Topped Children’s Search Requests Ahead Of Christmas 2020

 19 December 2020 (MY) – Kaspersky Safe Kids experts have analyzed anonymized children’s search requests during the month of November – a time when kids usually make their Christmas wish lists. The most popular game is Roblox and the most desired toy is LEGO, while bands BTS and BLACKPINK are the top music requests. With Christmas fast approaching, people around the world are making preparations for the big day. Bearing in...

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The Number Of New Malicious Files Detected Every Day Increases By 5.2% To 360,000 In 2020
Dec17

The Number Of New Malicious Files Detected Every Day Increases By 5.2% To 360,000 In 2020

 17 December 2020 (MY) – In 2020, an average of 360,000 new malicious files were detected by Kaspersky per day—an increase of 5.2% when compared to the previous year. This was influenced mostly by a large growth in the number of Trojans (malicious files capable of a range of actions, including deleting data and spying) and backdoors (a specific type of Trojan that gives attackers remote control over the infected device): a...

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Ransomware 2.0 Employs “Pressure Tactic” To Prey On Organizations’ Digital Reputation In APAC
Dec16

Ransomware 2.0 Employs “Pressure Tactic” To Prey On Organizations’ Digital Reputation In APAC

 16 December 2020 (MY) – Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently revealed in a virtual conference that 2020’s cybersecurity “disease” is targeted ransomware. Also dubbed as “Ransomware 2.0”, this type of attack goes beyond kidnapping a company’s or an organization’s data. These groups are now utilizing the increasingly valued digital reputation to force their preys to pay hefty ransom. Vitaly Kamluk, Director of...

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NTT Appoints Abhijit Dubey As Global Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd. From 1 April 2021
Dec16

NTT Appoints Abhijit Dubey As Global Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd. From 1 April 2021

 16 December 2020 (MY) – NTT Ltd. today announced that Abhijit Dubey will succeed Jason Goodall as Global Chief Executive Officer for NTT Ltd. Abhijit takes the role following over 20 years with global advisory firm McKinsey & Company. Jason Goodall, current Global CEO for NTT Ltd. commented, “We are looking forward to welcoming Abhijit to the NTT family in 2021 to lead the next generation of our business. He shares our...

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CONFIRMED: Online Users In APAC Have Anonymous Accounts, Check Businesses’ Social Media Profiles Before Purchase
Dec09

CONFIRMED: Online Users In APAC Have Anonymous Accounts, Check Businesses’ Social Media Profiles Before Purchase

 9 December 2020 (MY) – Do you have an anonymous account online? The latest survey conducted by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky confirms that you are not alone. More than 3-in-10 users in Asia Pacific (APAC) admitted to having a social media profile without their real names, photos, and personally identifiable information (PII). Conducted just last November among 1,240 respondents from the region, the “Digital...

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VMware Research Details How High Growth APAC Enterprises Deliver  Organizational Innovation via Modern Apps
Dec09

VMware Research Details How High Growth APAC Enterprises Deliver Organizational Innovation via Modern Apps

9 December 2020 (MY) – According to new global research by VMware, Inc., clear alignment between the business, IT and app development teams delivers innovation and helps high growth companies meet their business objectives. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacts affecting global economies, the VMware Research found that companies who were further along the path of digital transformation (DX) were better placed to weather the impact...

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Mastercard And Pine Labs To Expand “Pay Later” Instalment Solution To Five Southeast Asian Markets In Early 2021
Dec09

Mastercard And Pine Labs To Expand “Pay Later” Instalment Solution To Five Southeast Asian Markets In Early 2021

 9 December 2020 (MY) – Mastercard and Pine Labs will launch their integrated “pay later” solution in five Southeast Asian markets early next year to offer consumers the flexibility of zero-interest instalments on purchases, expand business for merchants and connect banks, fintechs, payment gateways and device makers to a rapidly growing financing alternative. By combining the expertise and technology assets of Mastercard...

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NTT Recognized with Five Awards at the Frost & Sullivan 2020 Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards
Dec08

NTT Recognized with Five Awards at the Frost & Sullivan 2020 Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards

 8 December 2020 (MY) – NTT Ltd. today announced that it has bagged a total of five awards at this year’s Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards. NTT was named Asia-Pacific Cloud Infrastructure Services Provider of the Year, Asia-Pacific Customer Experience System Integrator of the Year, Asia-Pacific Managed Security Service Provider of the Year, Southeast Asia Unified Communications Systems Integrator of the...

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