At the HITBSecConf event in Kuala Lumpur last month, a team from South Africa demonstrated how unknown forces are manipulating hearts and minds on the Internet by controlling the online narrative, writes A. Asohan.
After pioneering the space locally and globalising its homegrown security conference, the Hack In The Box (HITB) crew is now planning its next big ‘hack’ – transforming the concept of how conferences are run.
It may be the final year for HITBSecConf in Malaysia, but don't think that's the last time you'll hear from the Hack In The Box crew. CEO Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran shares what's in store for 2015.
One of Malaysia’s most successful tech-related exports has made its mark on the global stage and has an annual event that is on the calendar of some of the world’s leading researchers and experts in the subject.
Trend Micro researchers have discovered that flaws in the AIS vessel tracking system can allow attackers to hijack communications of existing vessels, create fake vessels, trigger false SOSes or collision alerts, and even permanently disable AIS tracking on any vessel.
The long-held belief that it is better for IT security vulnerabilities to be kept under wraps and not shared between organisations and the security community is flawed, as such a practice could be detrimental to the industry as a whole, according to Facebook’s security head.
According to Akamai chief security officer (CSO) Andy Ellis, perspective and understanding the motivations of other departments and colleagues is key for any CIO or CSO aiming to gain traction in fulfilling internal security objectives.
MyTeksi is offering an RM10 taxi rebate for all attendees of the 11th annual HITB Security Conference (HITBSecConf) taking place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur this week, and for all participants of the 24-hour HackWEEKDAY developer hackathon taking place onsite.
Your social media profile that you so religiously update daily with your latest purchases and your check-ins to fancy restaurants makes you a perfect target for cyber-criminals, writes Beth Samuel.
The HackWEEKDAY hackathon is a 24-hour, non-stop coding marathon that runs throughout both HITB conference days, writes Maverick. This year's event promises to be even bigger and better.