Phishing

Cybercriminals exploiting Netflix global rollout: Symantec expert
Cybercriminals are exploiting the Netflix global rollout to steal user credentials, including payment details, according to Symantec Corp.  
A cybercriminal’s guide to exploiting DNS
Cybercriminals are experts at DNS, and can exploit DNS because most people do not fully understand it yet, writes Ken Pohniman of Infoblox.
Malaysian companies ripe targets for ransomware: Trend Micro
Ransomware attacks are rising in Malaysia, where businesses have become the prime targets, according to the latest Trend Micro report.
APT fears lead to boom time for solutions market in APAC: Frost
Frost & Sullivan said its new report on the Asia Pacific APT Solutions Market finds that the market, comprising both on-premises products and cloud-based solutions, earned revenues of US$117.9 million in 2014, and is estimated to reach US$658.7 million in 2019.
5 out of 6 large companies in Malaysia targeted in 2014: Symantec
Five out of every six large companies in Malaysia with more than 2,500 employees were targeted with spear-phishing attacks in 2014, according to Symantec Corp. Small businesses also saw an uptake, with attacks increasing from 10% in 2013 to 28% last year.
Arabic cyber-espionage group on global attack spree
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team said it has discovered Desert Falcons, a cyber-espionage group targeting multiple high profile organisations and individuals, particularly from Middle East countries.
Fujitsu develops technology that identifies users vulnerable to cyber-attacks
Fujitsu Ltd and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd have announced the development of what they claimed was the industry’s first technology for identifying users vulnerable to cyber-attacks based on the ways they use their computers, such as their e-mail and web activities.
CSM rolls out MyTrustSEAL to reduce online fraud
CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has launched MyTrustSEAL, a service that involves auditing and validating e-commerce websites and entities to provide Internet users a way of identifying e-businesses that are legitimate and will deliver as promised.
iPhones and Ice Buckets used to promote junk mailings: Kaspersky
The launch of iPhone 6 and the Ice Bucket Challenge were the two main topics that spammers used to promote junk mailings in the third quarter of 2014, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Nine social media scams you need to know
As social media is now a common destination for mobile users, it has also become one of the favourite attack hotspots for cybercriminals, Trend Micro said.
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