RDP Attacks In SEA Grew 149% From 2019 To 2021; Targeted Devices Of WFH Employees
Jun28

RDP Attacks In SEA Grew 149% From 2019 To 2021; Targeted Devices Of WFH Employees

 Employees hastily placed on remote work setup kept most of Southeast Asia’s businesses afloat when pandemic hit in 2020. Unfortunately, it was also remote work that caused some headache for companies that were struck with RDP attacks, which are not even going away soon, according to Kaspersky. Data from the cybersecurity company showed remote desktop protocol (RDP) attack attempts among Kaspersky users in Southeast Asia...

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Now You Can Detect Stalkerware Using TinyCheck, A Free and Open Source Tool by Kaspersky
Jun22

Now You Can Detect Stalkerware Using TinyCheck, A Free and Open Source Tool by Kaspersky

 TinyCheck is a unique, innovative tool designed to detect stalkerware on mobile devices. Today, Kaspersky unveiled a new hub dedicated to TinyCheck, highlighting its latest developments and changes to how it can be used. The website will also help further consolidate the community of stakeholders engaged in the development of the tool and the fight against stalkerware and spyware. TinyCheck was created in 2019, following a...

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OOPS: Every 1 In 2 Phishing Attempts In Malaysia Are Finance-Related
Jun20

OOPS: Every 1 In 2 Phishing Attempts In Malaysia Are Finance-Related

 Payment system remains most targeted by financial phishing attempts in Malaysia. Kaspersky’s fresh data revealed that March recorded the highest detections of this threat at 41.09%. February witnessed the cybercriminals eyeing to victimise users through banking, payment system and online shopping, at 52.43%, just 1.57% lower than overall Southeast Asia region in terms of finance-related phishing attempts. The percentages are...

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Radicati Group Again Names Kaspersky “Top Player” For Endpoint Security
Jun17

Radicati Group Again Names Kaspersky “Top Player” For Endpoint Security

 A new report from The Radicati Group has placed Kaspersky among the top companies for endpoint security aimed at business of all sizes, naming it a “top player” in its “Endpoint Security – Market Quadrant 2021.” Gaining even higher scores for both functionality and strategic vision, Kaspersky has been praised for its Optimum Security Solution for the ninth year in a row. Today endpoint security is an integral part of an...

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Steady Decline In Attacks On Mobile Devices In Malaysia In 2021
Jun14

Steady Decline In Attacks On Mobile Devices In Malaysia In 2021

 Kaspersky observed a downward trend in the number of attacks on mobile users in 2021. However, there is no reason to celebrate as the attacks are becoming more sophisticated in terms of both malware functionality and vectors. Monitoring from the global cybersecurity company also shows cybercriminals have shifted their focus to banking and gaming. Malaysia was ranked 10th in the top 10 countries in the world with 27.36% share of...

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Attacker Dwell Time Increased by 36%, Sophos’ Active Adversary Playbook 2022 Reveals
Jun09

Attacker Dwell Time Increased by 36%, Sophos’ Active Adversary Playbook 2022 Reveals

 Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today released the “Active Adversary Playbook 2022,” detailing attacker behaviors that Sophos’ Rapid Response team saw in the wild in 2021. The findings show a 36% increase in dwell time, with a median intruder dwell time of 15 days in 2021 versus 11 days in 2020. The report also reveals the impact of ProxyShell vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange, which Sophos believes...

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11 millions of Malicious Mails in Southeast Asia Blocked by Kaspersky Last Year
Jun07

11 millions of Malicious Mails in Southeast Asia Blocked by Kaspersky Last Year

 Cybercriminals are constantly coming up with new methods to deliver their spam and phishing messages to both individuals and businesses. Armed with the knowledge of the latest trends, they take advantage of the seismic shift in digital habits during the pandemic to launch social engineering attacks such as phishing emails. Kaspersky’s data showed that by including hot topics and phrases related to their online activities like...

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Malaysian Job-Seekers are Main Target of Cybercriminals
Jun03

Malaysian Job-Seekers are Main Target of Cybercriminals

 If money motivates cybercriminals to trick, swindle and steal, then why are they targeting job-seekers who are supposedly income-less and are themselves in need of money? Job scams have been around for a long time. But it’s getting extra attention lately as Malaysians report receiving way more job invitations through text messages than ever before. These unsolicited job offers promise unbelievably generous earnings in exchange...

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Sophos: Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Organizations Increased 94% in 2021
Jun03

Sophos: Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Organizations Increased 94% in 2021

 The global security leader Sophos has published a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Healthcare 2022.” The findings reveal a 94% increase in ransomware attacks on the organizations surveyed in this sector. In 2021, 66% of healthcare organizations were hit; 34% were hit the previous year. The silver lining, however, is that healthcare organizations are getting better at dealing with the aftermath of...

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Unified Value: Enhanced TI Portal Provides Consolidated Access To Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Expertise
Jun01

Unified Value: Enhanced TI Portal Provides Consolidated Access To Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Expertise

 The new release of Kaspersky Threat Intelligence (TI) unifies all vendors’ TI services, sources and cyber-reconnaissance capabilities in a single and convenient interface. The updated portal supports real-time search across various threat intelligence resources, including Kaspersky’s databases, Dark Web and Surface Web. New features include the visualization of cyber-investigations and extended opportunities for analysis of...

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