Cybercriminals are exploiting the Netflix global rollout to steal user credentials, including payment details, according to Symantec Corp.
Cybercriminals are experts at DNS, and can exploit DNS because most people do not fully understand it yet, writes Ken Pohniman of Infoblox.
Ransomware attacks are rising in Malaysia, where businesses have become the prime targets, according to the latest Trend Micro report.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.