Half of Q3 DDoS Attacks Happened in September
Nov13

Half of Q3 DDoS Attacks Happened in September

 13th November, 2019 – In the third quarter of 2019, the number of DDoS attacks rose by a third compared to the previous period (30 percentage points) and Q3 2018 (32 percentage points) according to statistics gathered from Kaspersky DDoS Protection.This growth was primarily due to a spike in malicious activity in autumn. In fact, 53% of the quarter’s DDoS attacks were carried out in September. The rise is caused by a large...

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Kaspersky Uncovers Zero-day in Popular Web Browser Exploited in the Wild by Threat Actor
Nov08

Kaspersky Uncovers Zero-day in Popular Web Browser Exploited in the Wild by Threat Actor

 8th November, 2019 – Kaspersky’s automated technologies have detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Google Chrome web browser. Kaspersky has allocated the vulnerability as CVE-2019-13720 and reported it to Google. A patch has been released. Upon review of the PoC provided, Google confirmed that it is a zero-day vulnerability. Zero-day vulnerabilities are previously unknown software bugs that can be exploited by...

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Malaysia Climbs the Ladder on Mobile Ransomware Trojans in 2019
Nov06

Malaysia Climbs the Ladder on Mobile Ransomware Trojans in 2019

 6th November, 2019 – The global cybersecurity company notes that ransomware is found not only on desktops, but also on mobile devices — and it is also on the rise there. The most widespread type of desktop ransomware is the cryptolocker, malware that encrypts your data and offers to restore it if you pay ransom. Another type of ransomware, the blocker, blocks either browsers or operating systems from working and demands a...

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Visa Welcomes Tencent to Support International Card Schemes into its Mobile Wallet
Nov06

Visa Welcomes Tencent to Support International Card Schemes into its Mobile Wallet

 6th November, 2019 – Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments has released its official statement today in response to Tencent’s announcement that it intends to support international card schemes in its mobile wallet. Visa believes Tencent’s move is a great step forward, both for consumers travelling to China and the overall payments industry. In a truly global commerce environment, collaboration is...

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NTT Launches Malaysia’s Next Internet Exchange – MYNAP
Nov06

NTT Launches Malaysia’s Next Internet Exchange – MYNAP

 6th November, 2019 – NTT Ltd. (NTT), a world-leading global technology services provider has today unveiled MYNAP (Malaysia Network Access Point) – a new private Internet Exchange (IX). MYNAP is the third IX in Malaysia, allowing NTT Ltd. to offer clients a holistic end-to-end solution of Data Center, Network, and Internet Exchange with unparalleled connectivity. Hosted in NTT Ltd’s local data center in...

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