Roaming Mantis Uses DNS Changers To Target Users Via Compromised Public Routers
Jan20

Roaming Mantis Uses DNS Changers To Target Users Via Compromised Public Routers

  On January 19, Kaspersky researchers reported on a new domain name system (DNS) changer functionality used in the Roaming Mantis campaign. Now cybercriminals can use compromised Wi-Fi routers in cafes, airports hotels and other public places to potentially infect more Android smartphones with the Wroba.o malware. At the moment, the new technique targets users in South Korea, but it can be soon implemented in other countries as...

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Malaysia’s National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) Examines Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Switzerland
Jan13

Malaysia’s National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) Examines Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Switzerland

  With the objective of securing and further strengthening Malaysia’s resilience in facing cyberattacks through mutual collaboration, the National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA) visited Kaspersky’s Transparency Center in Zurich, Switzerland, recently. It was the first time a high-ranking officer from Malaysia has visited the company’s first-ever Transparency Center. Built to enable trusted partners and government stakeholders to...

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Miscommunications In IT Security Lead To Cybersecurity Incidents In 62% Of Companies
Jan13

Miscommunications In IT Security Lead To Cybersecurity Incidents In 62% Of Companies

  The recent Forrester analytics survey says that companies spend an average of 37 days and of $2.4 million to detect and recover from a cybersecurity breach. To determine how much mutual understanding between executives and information security teams affects company’s cyber resilience, Kaspersky conducted a global survey of more than 1,300 business leaders. According to the results of the study, 98% of non-IT respondents...

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Sophos Unravels 20 Fake Criminal Marketplaces Designed to Scam Scammers 
Jan10

Sophos Unravels 20 Fake Criminal Marketplaces Designed to Scam Scammers 

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has revealed details of how it tracked down the likely culprit behind more than 20 fake criminal marketplaces designed to con cyberscammers in part three of Sophos’ series, “The Scammers Who Scam Scammers on Cybercrime Forums.” After stumbling upon a surface website mimicking the real criminal underground site Genesis, Sophos researchers further...

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Cyber Protection For Your Smartphone, Now Available At 7-Eleven Malaysia
Jan10

Cyber Protection For Your Smartphone, Now Available At 7-Eleven Malaysia

  7-Eleven Malaysia, with more than 2,400 stores nationwide that serves over 900,000 customers daily, adds the best cybersecurity protection product onto its shelf of offerings. With the aim to make security solutions easier to purchase for the highly-connected Malaysians, the chain now sells Kaspersky Total Security in its local stores. Kaspersky Total Security provides triple-layer protection system that works 24/7 to secure...

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Kaspersky Announces Winners Of The KIPS Championship 2022 For Students
Dec23

Kaspersky Announces Winners Of The KIPS Championship 2022 For Students

  Kaspersky has announced the winners of its annual Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation (KIPS) competition for students. Following the final event, held online on December 1, Team SPAM from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute in Russia, was named the winner. Teams The Organizer from Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management & Technology in Malaysia, and Try H4rd from...

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Dark Side Of FIFA World Cup – How To Avoid Scammers And Enjoy The Final Game
Dec17

Dark Side Of FIFA World Cup – How To Avoid Scammers And Enjoy The Final Game

  On December 18, the final of the World Cup between the teams of Argentina and France will take place. This is a huge event that will be followed by millions of fans around the world. According to FIFA president Gianni Infantino, this championship is going to be the most-watched tournament in history. Considering the amount of attention surrounding this event, scammers will try to use it to steal valuable personal data or money....

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Sophos Thwarts Ransomware Attack by Rare, Malicious Driver Signed with a Valid Digital Certificate
Dec17

Sophos Thwarts Ransomware Attack by Rare, Malicious Driver Signed with a Valid Digital Certificate

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today revealed it has found malicious code in multiple drivers signed by legitimate digital certificates. Its latest report, “Signed Driver Malware Moves up the Software Trust Chain,” details the investigation which began with an attempted ransomware attack in which the attackers used a malicious driver signed with a legitimate Windows Hardware...

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Hybrid Workers and Managed Service Providers Face Cyber-Threat Onslaught in 2023
Dec17

Hybrid Workers and Managed Service Providers Face Cyber-Threat Onslaught in 2023

  Trend Micro Incorporated has released Future/Tense: Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2023. The report warns that threat actors will ramp up attacks targeting security blind spots in the home office, software supply chain, and cloud in the coming year. “Since end last year, organizations in Malaysia have either returned to the office, permanently switching to remote arrangements, or opting for a combination of both. However,...

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Law, Order and Mayhem: Cybercriminals Scam Each Other Out of Millions of Dollars and Take Their Complaints About the Scams to Arbitration Rooms, Sophos Reports
Dec13

Law, Order and Mayhem: Cybercriminals Scam Each Other Out of Millions of Dollars and Take Their Complaints About the Scams to Arbitration Rooms, Sophos Reports

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced in the first of a four-part series, “The Scammers Who Scam Scammers on Cybercrime Forums,” that cybercriminals are scamming each other out of millions of dollars and use arbitration to settle disputes about the scams. The report also reveals how attackers use classic techniques—some decades old, such as typosquatting, phishing,...

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