Malware

Pikom launches cyber security chapter
Aims to raise awareness and advise the government on policy formulation to combat cyber crime.
CopyCat malware infects Android devices around the world
Malicious CopyCat malware breaches devices owned by individual users and enterprises  
Gartner sees global cloud-based security services grow 21% in 2017
Cloud-based security services will be worth US$9 billion in 2020.
Malaysia less susceptible to malware than emerging economies in APAC: Malwarebytes
The country ranks fifth in volume of malware detected in the country amongst other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Online financial cybercrime victims struggle to recover lost money
Research from Kaspersky Lab reveals that over half (52%) of Internet users who’ve lost money at the hands of cybercriminals have only got some, or none, of their stolen funds back.
Malware’s newest leading lady: Alice
Threat researchers from Trend Micro’s Forward-Looking Threat Research Team (FTR) have discovered a new family of ATM malware called Alice.
2017 cyber security trends according to Sophos
2016 saw a huge number and variety of cyber-attacks, ranging from a high-profile DDoS using hijacked Internet-facing security cameras to the alleged hacking of party officials during the US election.
Google Play infected with hundreds of malware apps
Google Play was found to be hosting hundreds of apps which could compromise security. And they have been downloaded millions of times.  
APAC countries especially vulnerable to malware: Microsoft
The Asia Pacific region is especially vulnerable with emerging markets most at risk of malware threats, according to Microsoft Asia Pacific’s Malware Infection Index 2016 (MII2016).
Hacker selling Linkedin login details
Data on 167 million accounts for sale Original 2012 hack bigger than thought   THE login details of around 167 million LinkedIn accounts are now for sale online by someone who is asking for US $2,200 for the whole lot, a security researcher said.  
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