Following the disclosure by online marketplace eBay this week that hackers had gained access to the personal data of customers, offers to sell the data have surfaced with a sample of 10,000 Malaysian accounts as proof, but the company denied this information was authentic.
McAfee has announced a full-featured version of its award-winning McAfee Mobile Security is now available at no cost in 30 languages, as part of an Intel Corporation initiative to make security a more integrated part of the consumer experience.
Security threats to mobile devices continue their rapid rise, with data from Alcatel-Lucent showing that more than 11.6 million devices are infected at any one time.
McAfee has released its annual 12 Scams of Christmas list of the most common scams that criminals would be using during the upcoming year-end festive season and sales campaigns to take advantage of consumers as they shop on their digital devices.
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.