Research interest: Trojans, Backdoors, and Droppers top the list of most-searched malware by security analysts
Jul03

Research interest: Trojans, Backdoors, and Droppers top the list of most-searched malware by security analysts

 3 July 2020 – Anonymized statistics from free requests to the Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal have revealed that almost three quarters (72%) of the analyzed malicious files fell into three categories: Trojans, Backdoors, and Droppers. The statistics also show that the types of malware that researchers most frequently investigate do not coincide with the most widespread ones. Malicious activity detection is only the...

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BNM to hold a Webinar on R&R loans for SMEs and Individuals
Jul03

BNM to hold a Webinar on R&R loans for SMEs and Individuals

 3 July 2020 – Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) will organise a webinar today from 11am until 12pm about Restructured and Rescheduled (“R&R”) loans. During the webinar, the speakers will advise the audience on how R&R will be able to assist SMEs and also the public. The moratorium program announcement by BNM in March 2020 allows loan borrowers to defer their load payment for 6 months. If you...

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Bank Negara Malaysia Welcomes Financial Institutions to Adopt Electronic Know-Your-Customer
Jul02

Bank Negara Malaysia Welcomes Financial Institutions to Adopt Electronic Know-Your-Customer

 2 July 2020 – Bank Negara Malaysia has released a policy document on Electronic Know-Your-Customer (e-KYC). The policy document aims to accelerate and streamline practices of industry players in their adoption of e-KYC technology, the online process of identifying and verifying individual customers. The policy comes into effect starting from 30 June 2020 onward.   The digitalisation of identification and verification...

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WeBank, Huawei and KPMG Share Insights on Fighting COVID – 19 with FinTech
Jun30

WeBank, Huawei and KPMG Share Insights on Fighting COVID – 19 with FinTech

 30 June 2020 – As part of their efforts to promote fintech solutions in the post-pandemic era, the Financial Services Blockchain Consortium Shenzhen (FISCO), Singapore FinTech Association, FinTech Association of Hong Kong and Shenzhen FinTech Association organized the “Financial Digitalization & Fintech Evolution in the Wake of COVID-19″ webinar on June 23. It was the first joint event conducted by FinTech...

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EedenBull & Mastercard Extend Strategic Partnership into Asia Pacific
Jun30

EedenBull & Mastercard Extend Strategic Partnership into Asia Pacific

 30 June 2020 – Mastercard and EedenBull have extended their strategic partnership from Europe to the Asia Pacific region to support the fintech company’s launch of a new digital platform for banks and businesses to process spending and payments more efficiently. New regulations, new technologies and new players are changing the way consumers and businesses think about payments. Around the world, organizations face many of...

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What to do Before, During, and After a Ransomware Attack?
Jun29

What to do Before, During, and After a Ransomware Attack?

 29 June 2020 – Over three years after the infamous Wannacry ransomware, its costly aftermath still remains a vivid glimpse on the damage cybercriminals can do by kidnapping companies’ essential data. This threat is undoubtedly present as just this month, operations of an automobile giant were halted in several parts of the world after a successful attack by another ransomware dubbed as SNAKE (also known as EKANS)....

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