Asia essentially has a bull’s eye painted on it, and economic growth is going to make matters worse, writes Benjamin Cher.
RSA Research has discovered a commercial VPN, originating in China, which hacks into inadequately protected Windows servers, including those in South-East Asia, and enlists them as server nodes to launch cyber-attacks.
Cyberespionage groups have started using the tools Milan-based Hacking Team provided to its customers to carry out their own attacks, according to Kaspersky Lab.
After having slept, drunk and eaten at the recent RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan (RSAC APJ) in Singapore, Benjamin Cher gathers his thoughts and comes away with some key takeaways.
Frost & Sullivan said its new report on the Asia Pacific APT Solutions Market finds that the market, comprising both on-premises products and cloud-based solutions, earned revenues of US$117.9 million in 2014, and is estimated to reach US$658.7 million in 2019.
There are some common weaknesses in organisations that makes them vulnerable to attacks by APT actors, FireEye CTO Grady Summers told the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan (RSAC APJ) 2015 in Singapore last week.
It's going to be a ‘fun’ upcoming decade for cybersecurity practitioners in Asia, as the rising wave of attacks and the awareness of them in the region reflect what happened in the United States 10 years ago.
Cybercriminals still use age-old techniques to exploit users and unpatched software, according to a new report by Dell Security
The report by FireEye that a sophisticated group called APT30 – suspected to be a China state-sponsored group – has been spying on Malaysia and other Asean countries for 10 years now should come as no surprise, writes Keith Rozario.
In 2014, and increasingly moving forward into 2015, corporate data is now a huge gold-mine that cybercriminals are looking to harvest, according to Trend Micro Inc’s Targeted Attack Trends 2014 Annual Report.