Cyber Security

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
Interpol lays out response blueprint for global cybercrime war
To better facilitate international police cooperation in combating cybercrime, which typically span multiple borders, the International Criminal Police Organisation, otherwise known as Interpol, is establishing a Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), which will open in Singapore in 2014.
Social media worm resurgent, spam surges: McAfee
There has been a significant spike in instances of the Koobface social networking worm and a dramatic increase in spam, McAfee Labs said after releasing its McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2013.
Adaptive identities coming to forefront of security: RSA
As more enterprises take up bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives amidst the continuing shift toward cloud computing, identity management has come to forefront of security concerns.
RSA Silver Tail enlists big data analytics for cyber-defence
RSA has released the next iteration of its Silver Tail web threat detection solution, designed to help organisations better visualise website activity in order to identify normal behaviour from that of the potentially malicious.
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