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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The Future of Conversations in 2021
Nov24

The Future of Conversations in 2021

 The year 2020 has shown us that businesses need to embrace digital tools early to be agile and resilient when the next disruption strikes. We saw a definitive adoption of Conversational Service Automation (CSA) this year. CSA enables businesses to listen to, analyse every customer interaction, use artificial intelligence (AI) to automate, and augment the conversational experience from self-service to agent-assisted service. Come...

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Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines
Nov24

Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines

 24 November 2020 – Leading cloud banking platform Mambu has been selected by DigiBankASIA as the technology foundation of its new South East Asia focused full service digital bank UNO. DigiBankASIA has selected the Philippines for its initial rollout, and is currently working with the regulators to obtain the necessary license. Currently, approximately 70% of the population of the Philippines is considered ‘unbanked’....

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Southeast Asia will Home 310 Million Digital Users by End of 2020 Despite Pandemic
Nov23

Southeast Asia will Home 310 Million Digital Users by End of 2020 Despite Pandemic

 23 November 2020 – The latest annual Facebook Inc. and Bain & Co. reveals that there will be 310 million digital consumers in Southeast Asia by the end of this year. The study also found that Southeast Asian consumers are moving into online purchase due to the physical distancing measures imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic in the region and close to half of the respondents saying they now shop for packaged  groceries...

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Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will Deepen Pacific Economic Integration
Nov22

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will Deepen Pacific Economic Integration

 22 November 2020 – 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). This trade and investment agreement will cover around 30% of the world by both GDP and population. Over time, it should lead to deeper integration of regional supply chains and economies in East and South East Asia, boosting trade and productivity. RCEP extends and links a number of existing trade agreements into a multi-lateral...

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Poly Introduces Speakerphones That Bring Professional-Quality Audio to Your Home (and Your Office)
Nov22

Poly Introduces Speakerphones That Bring Professional-Quality Audio to Your Home (and Your Office)

 22 November 2020 – Poly has unveiled the Poly Sync Family, a new line of smart, USB and Bluetooth speakerphones in Malaysia. These Poly devices use proprietary microphone technology to track the talker, not the noise. The Poly Sync 20, Poly Sync 40 and Poly Sync 60 speakerphones are designed to enable today’s need to work from anywhere – whether that’s a remote work location at home or a conference room in the office. Poly...

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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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