Brother International (Malaysia) has introduced a new holographic security label that it said gives customers the ability to identify genuine Brother consumables at the point of purchase.
The Penang ICT Association and Malaysia’s Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism), in partnership with Microsoft Malaysia, have launched the ‘Go Genuine Campaign’ in an effort to eradicate software piracy and counterfeiting in the northern Malaysian state.
Law enforcement officers seized 80 counterfeit ink cartridges and more than 2,000 counterfeit toner cartridges worth more than RM540,000 (US$182,250) in Kuala Lumpur recently, Hewlett-Packard said in a statement.
PC manufacturers need to do their part in curbing the pervasive nature of malware, says Roslan Mahayuddin, director of enforcement at the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism.
Local police teams in Port Klang, Malaysia have seized more 13,000 counterfeit supplies valued in excess of RM1.8 million (US$565,000) in a recent raid -- 428 finished Ink- cartridges, 3,600 finished toner cartridges, 2,500 unfinished toner cartridges, 2,000 toner flat packages, 5,461 toner security labels and other equipment, supplies and machinery were seized, US technology giant HP said in a statement.