Hackers Earn Record-Breaking RM435 Million on HackerOne
May28

Hackers Earn Record-Breaking RM435 Million on HackerOne

 28 May 2020 – HackerOne, the number one hacker-powered security platform, today announced that hackers have earned RM435 Million (US$100 Million) in bug bounties by hacking for good on the HackerOne platform. A bounty — or bug bounty — is a monetary award given to a hacker who finds and reports a valid security weakness to an organisation so it can be safely resolved. With nearly half of bounty earnings awarded in the past...

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Synopsys Survey: 75% of Codebases Contained Vulnerabilities
May26

Synopsys Survey: 75% of Codebases Contained Vulnerabilities

26 May 2020 – Synopsys, a recognised leader in application security and analysis solutions, recently released its 2020 Open Source Security Risk Analysis report which highlights trends and patterns in open source usage within commercial applications, and provides insights and recommendations to help organisations better manage open source risk from a security, license compliance, and operational perspective. Below the summary of...

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The Secret is Out: 4-in-10 online users in APAC faced private data leak
May24

The Secret is Out: 4-in-10 online users in APAC faced private data leak

24 May 2020 – A recent survey conducted by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky has revealed that 40% of consumers from the Asia Pacific (APAC) have faced incidents where their private information was accessed by someone who did not have their consent. This is while more than 5-in-10 online users in the region have expressed their equal concern in terms of guarding their virtual and physical lives. The Kaspersky Global Privacy...

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New Kaspersky Sandbox Automates Protection from Advanced Threats
Nov20

New Kaspersky Sandbox Automates Protection from Advanced Threats

20th November, 2019 – Kaspersky has launched its new Kaspersky Sandbox, built to help organizations combat advanced threats designed to evade detection by endpoint protection platforms (EPP). The solution automatically analyses new suspicious files and sends the decision to the installed EPP. As a result, organizations strengthen their protection from previously unknown threats even if they lack teams of experienced threat...

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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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