Honesty Is The Best Policy: Smbs That Disclose Breaches Proactively Tend To Experience 40% Less Financial Damage
Nov27

Honesty Is The Best Policy: Smbs That Disclose Breaches Proactively Tend To Experience 40% Less Financial Damage

 27 November 2020 (MY) – There is a correlation between the way a data breach is disclosed and the total financial losses an organization experiences following a cybersecurity incident. According to a new Kaspersky report, ‘How businesses can minimize the cost of a data breach’, SMBs that decide to voluntarily inform their stakeholders and the public about a breach, on average, are likely to lose 40% less than their peers...

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Group-IB Unveils New Threat Hunting and Attack Prevention Solutions
Nov26

Group-IB Unveils New Threat Hunting and Attack Prevention Solutions

 26 November 2020 (SG) – Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company, has revealed the results of its yearlong development of proprietary high-tech products for threat hunting and research — Threat Intelligence & Attribution and Threat Hunting Framework. Altogether the solutions represent a new smart cybersecurity ecosystem uniting Group-IB’s patented innovative technologies unveiled by Group-IB at...

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Advanced Persistent Threats In 2021: New Threat Angles And Attack Strategy Changes Are Coming
Nov25

Advanced Persistent Threats In 2021: New Threat Angles And Attack Strategy Changes Are Coming

 25 November 2020 (MY) – Kaspersky researchers have shared their vision on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) in 2021, laying out how the landscape of targeted attacks will change in the coming months. The turmoil experienced in 2020 will bring along many structural and strategic changes, not just in our daily lives but in the realm of targeted attacks too, not in the least due to the now broadened attack surface. New...

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Group-IB Reveals Cyberthreat Forecast for The Coming Year
Nov25

Group-IB Reveals Cyberthreat Forecast for The Coming Year

25 November 2020 (SG) – Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company, has presented its annual Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report. In the report, the company examines key shifts in the cybercrime world internationally between H2 2019 and H1 2020 and gives forecast for the coming year. The most severe financial damage has occurred as a result of ransomware activity. The past year — a harrowing period for the...

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Kaspersky Urges Malaysian Parents To Keep Their Kids Safer Online
Nov24

Kaspersky Urges Malaysian Parents To Keep Their Kids Safer Online

 24 November 2020 (MY) – A move to ensure the new school session in 2021 can be conducted safely, all schools in Malaysia are set to remain close for the rest of the year. The Ministry of Education decided the move after considering data analysis of COVID-19 cases involving students, teachers, and their close contacts. The new school year would begin on Jan 20, 2021 . In addition, the Ministry has urged the school...

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More Than Half Of Smbs In SEA Admit Lack Of Visibility, Talent Against Complex Threats
Nov22

More Than Half Of Smbs In SEA Admit Lack Of Visibility, Talent Against Complex Threats

 22 November 2020 – Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are among the many casualties of the pandemic. Aside from keeping their cash flow moving despite the multiple and recurring lockdown measures, this segment has also been a target of malicious criminals online. Based on Kaspersky’s IT Security Economics 2020 survey, more than one-third (37%) of SMBs in Southeast Asia (SEA) admitted facing targeted attacks. This is four...

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Ghimob: New Banking Malware From Tétrade Threat Actor Targets Mobile Users Worldwide
Nov16

Ghimob: New Banking Malware From Tétrade Threat Actor Targets Mobile Users Worldwide

 16 November 2020 – When monitoring a Windows campaign from Guildma banking malware, Kaspersky researchers found URLs distributing not only a malicious .ZIP file for Windows, but also a malicious file that appeared to be a downloader to install Ghimob – a new banking Trojan. Upon infiltrating Accessibility Mode, Ghimob can gain persistence and disable manual uninstallation, capture data, manipulate screen content and...

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Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal Introduces API Integration For Community Members And Ability To Confidentially Check Suspicious Objects
Nov11

Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal Introduces API Integration For Community Members And Ability To Confidentially Check Suspicious Objects

 11 November 2020 – Free access to the Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal, which gathers together all of the company’s actionable insights on threats, offers new privileged features for registered users through community access. In particular, they will be able to connect their applications with the service via API and receive a limited number of full reports on either a file’s or URL’s behavior using Kaspersky Cloud...

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Kaspersky & SAMENTA: The Time Is Now To Secure Malaysian SME’s Digital Assets
Nov11

Kaspersky & SAMENTA: The Time Is Now To Secure Malaysian SME’s Digital Assets

 11 November 2020 – Just when the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia prepared to see their businesses pick up after seeing positive development after the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) announcement, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Labuan, Sabah and Putrajaya are currently facing another risk of business slow down with the announcement of Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in October with the probability...

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UOB Deepens Partnership With Vmware To Enable Safe And Effective Remote Working In The New Normal
Nov10

UOB Deepens Partnership With Vmware To Enable Safe And Effective Remote Working In The New Normal

 10 November 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the majority of the workforce shifting to home-based work, United Overseas Bank (UOB), a leading bank in Asia, collaborated with VMware to enable the Bank to continue its innovation drive without disruption. UOB was one of the fastest organisations in ASEAN to deploy a secure virtual desktop – UOB DevTop – for its team of 3,000 information technology (IT) developers, having...

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