WhatsApp Introduces View Once for Voice Messages to Safeguard Sensitive Information
Dec11

WhatsApp Introduces View Once for Voice Messages to Safeguard Sensitive Information

WhatsApp has expanded its privacy features by introducing View Once for voice messages, allowing users to send messages that disappear after being listened to. This enhancement, consistent with the platform’s commitment to user privacy, adds an extra layer of security for sharing sensitive information via voice messages. 11 December 2023 – WhatsApp, a leading messaging platform, has expanded its privacy features by...

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Kaspersky Report Unveils 3% Surge in Daily Malicious Files – Microsoft Office Threats Skyrocket by 53%
Dec11

Kaspersky Report Unveils 3% Surge in Daily Malicious Files – Microsoft Office Threats Skyrocket by 53%

Kaspersky’s latest report reveals a 3% increase in the detection of malicious files in 2023, with a daily average of 411,000 identified. The study highlights a concerning surge in attacks involving malicious documents, particularly Microsoft Office files, emphasizing the growing sophistication of cyber threats. 11 December 2023 – Kaspersky, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, has revealed alarming statistics in its...

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Kaspersky Study Exposes Global Trends and Urges Strategic Investment for Robust Cyber Defense in the Asia Pacific
Dec11

Kaspersky Study Exposes Global Trends and Urges Strategic Investment for Robust Cyber Defense in the Asia Pacific

A recent Kaspersky study highlights global cybersecurity challenges, revealing improper budget allocation as a major cause of cyber incidents, particularly affecting critical infrastructure globally and the retail sector in the Asia Pacific region. The findings stress the urgency for increased cybersecurity investment and strategic alignment of budgets with evolving threats. 11 December 2023 – A recent comprehensive study...

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Motorola Chooses VTEX and PayU to Elevate Digital Commerce Experience in India
Dec05

Motorola Chooses VTEX and PayU to Elevate Digital Commerce Experience in India

Motorola India has partnered with VTEX, the global digital commerce platform, to enhance its digital-first strategy and strengthen its direct-to-consumer (D2C) approach. Leveraging VTEX’s responsive platform and a collaboration with PayU, Motorola has implemented affordability schemes and streamlined payment methods, experiencing exceptional growth and doubling its business every month since going live in July 2022. 5 December...

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Shopee’s Strategic Initiatives Propel Malaysian Marketplace Inclusion in 2023
Dec05

Shopee’s Strategic Initiatives Propel Malaysian Marketplace Inclusion in 2023

Shopee’s focus on livestreaming and affiliate commerce in 2023 drives marketplace inclusion in Malaysia, with significant engagement on Shopee Live and successful collaborations between affiliates and local sellers. The platform’s commitment to technological advancements sets the stage for further growth and inclusion in the years ahead. 5 December 2023 – Shopee, Southeast Asia & Taiwan’s leading e-commerce...

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Singapore Aims to Triple AI Experts and Enhance Computing Resources in Ambitious National Strategy
Dec05

Singapore Aims to Triple AI Experts and Enhance Computing Resources in Ambitious National Strategy

Singapore unveils an ambitious national AI strategy, aiming to triple its pool of AI experts to 15,000, enhance high-performance computing resources through strategic partnerships, and contribute significantly to global tech giant Nvidia’s revenue. The comprehensive plan includes government incentives, local talent development, and a groundbreaking initiative to develop Southeast Asia’s first large language model. 5...

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Rising Cyber Threats Propel Companies in Asia Pacific to Boost Cybersecurity Investments, Reveals Kaspersky Study
Dec05

Rising Cyber Threats Propel Companies in Asia Pacific to Boost Cybersecurity Investments, Reveals Kaspersky Study

A Kaspersky-commissioned study reveals that over 77% of companies in the Asia Pacific region experienced cybersecurity incidents in the last two years, prompting a surge in cybersecurity investments. With a shortage of IT security staff and tools cited as primary challenges, companies plan to address gaps through outsourcing, third-party services, and automation in the coming months. The study emphasizes the need for proactive...

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WhatsApp’s Latest Update Reinforces Chat Lock Security
Dec05

WhatsApp’s Latest Update Reinforces Chat Lock Security

Mark Zuckerberg introduces a secret code for Chat Lock on WhatsApp, offering users an additional layer of privacy by allowing them to set unique passwords for locked chats. The feature ensures that sensitive conversations are only visible when the secret code is entered in the search bar, enhancing user privacy. The update reflects WhatsApp’s ongoing commitment to providing robust privacy protections. 5 December 2023 –...

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Sophos Reports Illuminate the Dark Side and Skepticism Surrounding AI in Large-Scale Scam Campaigns
Dec05

Sophos Reports Illuminate the Dark Side and Skepticism Surrounding AI in Large-Scale Scam Campaigns

Sophos’ reports reveal the dual nature of AI in cybercrime, demonstrating the potential for large-scale scams while highlighting cybercriminals’ mixed reactions and skepticism. The findings underscore the need for proactive measures to address evolving threats in the cybersecurity landscape. 5 December 2023 – Cybersecurity leader Sophos has unveiled two comprehensive reports shedding light on the nexus between...

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