Cyber Security

Holistic approach to security needed: McAfee
Cyber threats are constantly testing organisational defences and evolving their attacks to find new ways to evade detection. So, unless organisations are maintaining a more dynamic and automated network response to emerging threats, the general state of readiness is less than optimal, says McAfee.
If it wants to, Apple can read your iMessages: Quarkslab
Security researchers have discovered a flaw which they claim gives Apple Inc the technical capability to read any iMessage, casting doubt on the company’s claim that conversations that take place over iMessage and FaceTime are protected by end-to-end encryption.
Some gaps but no divide for gender in the cloud: F-Secure
Is there a gender divide when it comes to how people deal with digital content? According to a recent F-Secure survey, men pay more attention to how much content they have than women do, but women are sharing it on Facebook more frequently.
Singapore announces third cyber-security masterplan
To better respond to the increasingly complex challenges of security in cyberspace, the Singapore Government has announced a five-year National Cyber Security Masterplan 2018, which aims to develop the country as a trusted and robust ‘infocomm hub’ by that year.
DNS hijacking: Government needs to step in
With yet another series of security incidents affecting websites in Malaysia, experts are asking for greater action and oversight by governments.
Big dip in phishing attacks in Malaysia, but …
Closer cooperation between industry regulator MCMC, the police and the central bank, Bank Negara, sees a big dip in phishing attacks in Malaysia.
DNS poisoning: MYNIC admits servers compromised
The registrar for the ‘.my’ top level domain MYNIC Bhd has admitted its servers had been compromised, which led to search queries for certain websites being redirected to temporary sites deliberately set up to give the false impression that the websites concerned had been hacked.
Learn from a great imposter
Former trickster and now FBI consultant Frank Abagnale’s life story holds many lessons for budding startups, writes Gabey Goh.
Cyber-attacks greater national threat than physical attacks: Survey
80% of C-level executives and IT security professionals believe that cyber-attacks pose a greater risk to their nation than physical attacks, while 51% believe a cyber-attacker is currently in their corporate network, or has been in the past year.
USA vs the world: The problems with PRISM
Security professionals are 'surprised the public is surprised' over PRISM revelations Growing divide between USA and rest of the world apparent in PRISM stance
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