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Bitcoin botnet ZeroAccess tops threat list: Fortinet
Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess was the number one threat this quarter, according to the latest FortiGuard threat landscape report, while two new Android adware variants have climbed the watch list in the last 90 days.
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.
Government surveillance on the rise: Google
According to the sixth edition of Google’s Transparency Report, the company’s initiative to track and share information on government interferences with its activities, government surveillance is on the rise worldwide.
IBM goes social with Smarter Trends
Technology giant IBM has a new website called Smarter Trends, a resource for information and discussions on energy, water and city development.
Zitmo evolving into a botnet says Fortinet
A new research report by network security firm Fortinet reveals a surge in Android-based mobile adware in last three months with new evidence suggesting that mobile banking Trojan, Zitmo is evolving into a botnet.
On social media, lots of love but no dough for travel
Travel companies are still struggling to determine how best to harness social media platforms, according to travel industry research firm PhoCusWright.
Google offers US$2 million in bug hunt competition to be hosted in KL
Security researchers on cyberspace, take note: On the back of a successful “Pwnium” competition held in March, Google is doubling its total prize offering to US$2 million for the second edition of the contest, dubbed Pwnium 2 -- to be held at the Hack in the Box (HITB) security conference in Kuala Lumpur.
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