Malware

Conficker worm still haunts SEA nations: F-Secure
Cybercriminals have developed more advanced malware and phishing schemes in the past few years, yet many developing nations in South-East Asia are still struggling with older attack vectors, according to F-Secure Corp.
Malaysia among top 10 Asian countries exposed to APTs
Malaysia was one of the top 10 countries exposed to advanced persistent threats (APT) in the Asia Pacific and Japan, said cyber-security specialist FireEye Inc in its recent Advanced Threat Report.
Malaysia among countries most hit by e-banking malware: Trend Micro
3% of all online banking malware detections were in Malaysia, US No 1 with 23% 14.3mil individual and 300K corporate subscribers of e-banking in Malaysia
Online tool to tackle good sites gone bad
Barracuda Networks Inc has launched Threatglass.com, an online malware detection tool it said was designed for users to share, browse and analyse malware-infected sites.
Warning, warning: 30 days to WinXP, Office 2003 expiry
Microsoft Malaysia has reminded consumers and companies that support for the Windows XP operating system (OS) and Office 2003 will end on April 8, 2014, just about 30 days away.
Absolute Computrace: When good software goes bad
Kaspersky Lab said its security research team has published a report confirming and demonstrating that the weak implementation of anti-theft software marketed by Absolute Software can turn a useful defensive utility into a powerful utility for cyber-attackers.
Financial data leads malicious spam hit list … again
For the third year in a row, the most prevalent malware spread by email were programs that attempted to steal confidential data, usually logins and passwords for Internet banking systems, according to experts at Kaspersky Lab.
Bitcoin-mining malware on the rise in APAC: Trend Micro
Bitcoin has gained the attention and interest of hackers and cybercriminals, said Internet security vendor Trend Micro Inc.
Unknown traffic bigger security threat than social media
It may be taking the lion’s share of the airwaves right now, but the biggest threat to enterprise security isn’t employee usage of Facebook or YouTube – it’s hackers digging deeper into the corporate network, according to a new report by Palo Alto Networks.
New attacks targeting ministries, media and others: Trend Micro
Trend Micro has reported a new targeted attack campaign called 'Safe' which compromised government ministries, technology firms, media outlets, academic institutions and non-governmental organisations from over 100 countries.
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