Info-Security

(2013 Top 10 Story) Scammers in Malaysia up their game with social engineering
A young consultant has been scammed, and she’s just one amongst many. While the authorities and organizations concerned are aware of the on-going scam, they say they are hampered by the syndicate’s sophistication. Gabey Goh reports.
CyberSecurity Malaysia conference, expo and awards in November
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has announced it would be holding its flagship event, the Cyber Security Malaysia Awards, Conference & Exhibition 2013 (CSM-ACE 2013), from Nov 13-14 in Kuala Lumpur.
HITB: An eco-system of disruptions and dependencies
The recently-concluded Hack In The Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur (HITBSecConf2012) was the biggest ever, exceeding the 1,010-attendee target set by HITB, and had its share of historic moments too. DNA’s A. Asohan looks back.
Mozilla unveils public Persona
Public beta of online identity management system Persona has been released Call for developers to try out the system and provide feedback MOZILLA has released the beta version of its browser-independent online identity management system, Persona.  
HITB spreads its wings, and nearly sinks
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a virtual watering hole for hackers and developers, and its annual conference, the HITB Security Conference (HITBSecConf), has evolved over the years. In this, the third and final part of a series, we see how HITB’s first overseas venture almost destroys it.
HITB finally breaks through into the mainstream
Hack In The Box (HITB) began as a website, grew into a community and expanded into a movement when it began organizing its annual info-security conference, HITBSecConf, in the early 2000s. It may be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with what is expected to be its biggest-ever conference, but it was almost sunk at the start. Part 2 of a three-part series.
HITB: If the mountain cannot come to …
It is hard to credit but perhaps perfectly in keeping with its underground ethos that one of Malaysia’s most successful tech-related exports has been under the radar for so long – HITBSecConf is a homegrown annual security conference that has made its mark on the global stage and is on the calendar of some of the world’s leading researchers and experts in the subject.
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