2016 is predicted to be the year of online extortion threats. Trend Micro says it has already discovered a total of 79 new ransomware families – more than the whole of 2015.
In 2015, a ransomware family called CryptoWall brought in US$325 million for its operators. Operators are even providing customer service to ransom victims.
The lines are blurring for software testers as the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads everywhere. Soon they will have to consider that testing cannot be limited to just software, but must include hardware and entire systems.
BeautyFresh has tech under the hood to optimise e-commerce for beauty products, reports Benjamin Cher.
Certificates using SHA1 algorithm being retired Browsers will report errors in sites using SHA1
BlackBerry may no longer be a mobile powerhouse but it plans to remain relevant and lead the mobile enterprise security market – through organic growth and acquisitions, as well as an increasing focus on the IoT, Goh Thean Eu reports from the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.
As the new year kicks off and businesses reflect on last year’s enterprise IT developments, one major trend that has dominated the landscape in Malaysia was cloud computing, writes Edwin Yapp.
Information technology (IT) departments are still struggling to make their organisations more agile and flexible to better serve their business counterparts, according to open source cloud vendor Red Hat Inc.
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.
Sophos Ltd expects sales in Malaysia to grow by 25% this financial year, saying that its focus on the mid-market segment has started to bear fruit.