Cyber Safety

Trend Micro to provide expertise and research to ITU
Trend Micro Inc has announced a partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations' agency for information and communication technologies, to support its Global Cybersecurity Agenda.
Cybersafety: Malaysian schoolkids know ‘why’ but not ‘how’
An extensive survey of nearly 10,000 Malaysian schoolchildren showed that most were aware of the importance of safe online habits, but did not know how to do so.
Kids pulling the wool over parents’ eyes: Cyber-safety study
Teen and ‘tweens’ seem to have the upper hand over their parents, engaging in risky online behaviour while being savvy enough to hide it from their folks, according to a cyber-safety study  by security solutions provider McAfee.
Online news exploit, or being exploited?
While more Malaysians are going online to get their news fix, few realize just how vulnerable they are to cyber-threats.
Aware of risks, Malaysians persist with bad online habits: Survey
According to the annual Microsoft Computing Safety Index (MCSI), while 84% of Malaysians face multiple online risks, only 23% say they take proactive steps to help protect themselves and their data.
M’sian students invited to participate in cybercrime research competition
Kaspersky Lab is calling on Malaysian students from universities and other higher education institutions to participate in a research competition on cybercrime.
‘Facebook email’ leads to Blackhole malware attack: Sophos
Sophos is warning Facebook users to be on their guard against unsolicited emails they might receive suggesting that someone has left an offensive comment about them on their wall.
Parents worried about online dangers, especially porn and social networks
As the Internet plays an increasingly prominent role in children’s lives, parents are getting increasingly worried about the ease with which undesirable content can be accessed online, security software company Kaspersky Lab said, citing the growing number of people activating the Parental Control component in its products.
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