Author: Digital News Asia

First-ever case of mobile trojan spreading via ‘alien’ botnets
Over the last three months Kaspersky Lab analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a trojan, a malicious app for Android, is being distributed. It transpires that for the first time in the history of mobile cybercrime, a trojan is being spread using botnets controlled by other criminal groups.
Seeburger partners BPM Consulting to penetrate Singapore, Asia South markets
Seeburger has announced a strategic alliance with Singapore-based BPM Consulting Pte Ltd to offer secured B2B (business-to-business) communication and file transfer solutions in Singapore, Sri Lanka and India.
Dropmysite’s white-label to help resellers maximise profits
Dropmysite, the startup aiming ‘to back up the Internet,’ has launched white-labelling for its automatic website/ database backup service.
Red Hat completes 1BestariNet cloud platform 6mths ahead of schedule
Red Hat Inc has announced the completion of its collaboration with telecommunication service provider YTL Communications to deliver what it described as a scalable, cost-effective cloud platform for e-learning in schools.
Online ad credibility on the rise in South-East Asia
Earned advertising in the form of word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends continues to be the most influential source of advertising among South-East Asian consumers, according to research released by Nielsen, a global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
Korea’s SK Telecom opens community broadband centre in Sabah
Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom has established a Community Broadband Centre (SK CBC) in Kuala Tomani, Sabah, as a step towards bridging the digital divide between urban and rural folk.
In-Memory cost management for Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle Corporation has unveiled Oracle In-Memory Cost Management for the Oracle E-Business Suite that it said would help organisations meet strategic cost management objectives.
LivingSocial and WWF-Malaysia in campaign to save turtles
LivingSocial Malaysia, in collaboration with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Malaysia, has launched a nationwide campaign to raise funds to protect the country’s marine turtles.
Digital Malaysia: First Year Report Card
The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) said that since its launch in July 2012, the initial eight projects under Digital Malaysia have cumulatively contributed RM288 million (US$87.8 million) in Gross National Income (GNI) and saw the creation of 3,335 high-value jobs.
SAS unveils 9.4 update, says it broadens reach of analytics
SAS Malaysia has unveiled the SAS 9.4 update to its Business Analytics platform, saying that Malaysian businesses now have more deployment options for their analytics solutions.
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