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.
The report by FireEye that a sophisticated group called APT30 – suspected to be a China state-sponsored group – has been spying on Malaysia and other Asean countries for 10 years now should come as no surprise, writes Keith Rozario.
Barracuda Networks Inc, ReversingLabs, Telefónica, and Zscaler have joined the Cyber Threat Alliance, co-founded by Fortinet, McAfee Labs, Palo Alto Networks and Symantec, in the fight against sophisticated cyber adversaries.
The cyber-security industry has been on alert over the weekend since the discovery Shellshock, a vulnerability that some are describing as more significant than the Heartbleed vulnerability in April that exposed 66% or more of the Internet to attack.
Symantec has released three steps to help secure Apple accounts and devices, whether you’re a first-time owner or just upgrading.
Cuscapi Bhd, which specialises in business management solutions for the food and beverage (F&B) industry, has developed a customised security solution known as Cuscapi Managed Security Suite (CMSS).
Symantec has announced the availability of Backup Exec 2014 in Malaysia, claiming the solution delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect virtual, physical and hybrid infrastructures.
In 2013, there was a 62% increase in the number of data breaches globally from the previous year, resulting in more than 552 million identities being exposed, according to the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report.
We are now beginning to see cybercriminals take steps to compromise Internet-enabled devices and in some instances, even competing to gain control, writes Eric Hoh of Symantec.
Despite improvements in card security technologies, there are still gaps End of support for WinXP will pose increasing security risks on POS systems