Kaspersky

Kids in SEA use internet less for online messaging, more for music, video streaming
Kaspersky further uncovers the rise of e-commerce use, decline of adult content interest among children in the region.
Beware the mobile adware, Sophos warns
Adware used to be a nuisance, but now it can impact users in ways that they don’t expect.
Kaspersky: Significant drop in cyberthreats in Malaysia in 2018
Kaspersky Lab report shows drop in detected online infections in 2018 in Malaysia. 
Threats in 2018: AI, ransomware, and privacy
McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report warns: AI will be used by attackers, ransomware will be more complex, serverless apps will be a vulnerability, and privacy will be an issue.
Kaspersky accuses Microsoft of monopoly abuse
According to Eugene Kaspersky, Microsoft does not provide enough time to develop Windows 10-compatible security software and is abusing its market position.
Warning about financial cyberthreats in APAC
According to Consumer Security Risks Survey 2016, 67% of respondents in APAC countries are worried about online banking fraud. Average money lost to fraud is above US$400.  
50% of companies put themselves at DDoS risks: Kaspersky Lab
Based on a research carried out by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, only half of companies regard countermeasures against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks as an important component of IT security.
Fake antivirus invading app stores: Kaspersky
Fake antivirus programs are increasingly appearing in mobile app stores, according to Kaspersky Lab.
M’sian students invited to participate in cybercrime research competition
Kaspersky Lab is calling on Malaysian students from universities and other higher education institutions to participate in a research competition on cybercrime.
WhatsApp security flaws back in the spotlight
Security blog fileperms recently published a report detailing the extent of the security vulnerabilities still persisting on popular smartphone instant messaging service WhatsApp.
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