Roaming Mantis Uses DNS Changers To Target Users Via Compromised Public Routers
Jan20

Roaming Mantis Uses DNS Changers To Target Users Via Compromised Public Routers

  On January 19, Kaspersky researchers reported on a new domain name system (DNS) changer functionality used in the Roaming Mantis campaign. Now cybercriminals can use compromised Wi-Fi routers in cafes, airports hotels and other public places to potentially infect more Android smartphones with the Wroba.o malware. At the moment, the new technique targets users in South Korea, but it can be soon implemented in other countries as...

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Chinese Technology Brand FreeYond Receives Nearly RMB100 Million in Angel Round
Jan16

Chinese Technology Brand FreeYond Receives Nearly RMB100 Million in Angel Round

  FreeYond, an innovative Shenzhen-headquartered Tech 4.0 consumer electronics brand netted close to RMB100 Million (approximately RM64.4 Million) in an angel round of funding. Prominent Malaysian investor Dato’ Eddie Chai Woon Chet invested in FreeYond’s angel round of funding.  FreeYond, led by charismatic founder Yu Lei, is  focused on redefining consumer electronic including smart phones, smart wear with Tech4.0...

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GHL Enables PayLater by Grab for In-Store Purchases
Jan16

GHL Enables PayLater by Grab for In-Store Purchases

  GHL Systems Berhad (GHL) continues the rollout of PayLater by Grab for its in-store merchants, giving consumers the flexibility of making payment in the following month or in four monthly instalments, with 0% interest. GHL first announced the enablement of PayLater back in 2021 for online merchants. Current GHL merchants include All IT Hypermarket, Afterspring International, Thunder Match Technology, Astro GS Shop and many...

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Intel Launches 4th Gen Xeon Scalable Processors, Max Series CPUs
Jan13

Intel Launches 4th Gen Xeon Scalable Processors, Max Series CPUs

  Intel has marked one of the most important product launches in company history with the unveiling of 4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (code-named Sapphire Rapids), the Intel® Xeon® CPU Max Series (code-named Sapphire Rapids HBM) and the Intel® Data Center GPU Max Series (code-named Ponte Vecchio), delivering for its customers a leap in data center performance, efficiency, security and new capabilities for AI, the cloud,...

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Malaysia’s National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) Examines Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Switzerland
Jan13

Malaysia’s National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) Examines Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Switzerland

  With the objective of securing and further strengthening Malaysia’s resilience in facing cyberattacks through mutual collaboration, the National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) visited Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Zurich, Switzerland, recently. It was the first time a high-ranking officer from Malaysia has visited the company’s first-ever Transparency Center. Built to enable trusted partners and government stakeholders to...

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Miscommunications In IT Security Lead To Cybersecurity Incidents In 62% Of Companies
Jan13

Miscommunications In IT Security Lead To Cybersecurity Incidents In 62% Of Companies

  The recent Forrester analytics survey says that companies spend an average of 37 days and of $2.4 million to detect and recover from a cybersecurity breach. To determine how much mutual understanding between executives and information security teams affects company’s cyber resilience, Kaspersky conducted a global survey of more than 1,300 business leaders. According to the results of the study, 98% of non-IT respondents...

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Sophos Unravels 20 Fake Criminal Marketplaces Designed to Scam Scammers 
Jan10

Sophos Unravels 20 Fake Criminal Marketplaces Designed to Scam Scammers 

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has revealed details of how it tracked down the likely culprit behind more than 20 fake criminal marketplaces designed to con cyberscammers in part three of Sophos’ series, “The Scammers Who Scam Scammers on Cybercrime Forums.” After stumbling upon a surface website mimicking the real criminal underground site Genesis, Sophos researchers further...

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Cyber Protection For Your Smartphone, Now Available At 7-Eleven Malaysia
Jan10

Cyber Protection For Your Smartphone, Now Available At 7-Eleven Malaysia

  7-Eleven Malaysia, with more than 2,400 stores nationwide that serves over 900,000 customers daily, adds the best cybersecurity protection product onto its shelf of offerings. With the aim to make security solutions easier to purchase for the highly-connected Malaysians, the chain now sells Kaspersky Total Security in its local stores. Kaspersky Total Security provides triple-layer protection system that works 24/7 to secure...

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Epson Launches All-In-One Tablet mPOS Solution Designed For Seamlessly Enhanced Customer Service
Jan10

Epson Launches All-In-One Tablet mPOS Solution Designed For Seamlessly Enhanced Customer Service

  Epson, ASEAN’s No. 1 Point-of-Sale (POS) receipt printer vendor for 12 years running, announced a new addition to their mobile POS printer series, the TM-m30II-SL Tablet Mountable POS Printer. With a myriad of innovative, space-saving and countertop-friendly features, the TM-m30II-SL is designed to fit current trends within the POS market. This provides enterprise customers the confidence for reliable POS performance that...

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Kaspersky Announces Winners Of The KIPS Championship 2022 For Students
Dec23

Kaspersky Announces Winners Of The KIPS Championship 2022 For Students

  Kaspersky has announced the winners of its annual Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation (KIPS) competition for students. Following the final event, held online on December 1, Team SPAM from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute in Russia, was named the winner. Teams The Organizer from Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management & Technology in Malaysia, and Try H4rd from...

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