Zero-Day

The problem with bug bounties, white-hat hacking … and analysts!
Bug bounty programmes may have some use, but they are flawed to begin with, according to a Tenable Network Security senior exec.
Cyber-espionage groups starting to use Hacking Team exploits: Kaspersky
Cyberespionage groups have started using the tools Milan-based Hacking Team provided to its customers to carry out their own attacks, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The threat landscape runneth over, here’s what we need to do
After having slept, drunk and eaten at the recent RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan (RSAC APJ) in Singapore, Benjamin Cher gathers his thoughts and comes away with some key takeaways.
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.
Hacking Team leaks: We’re not out of the woods yet
Citizens and civil advocates may be reeling from the revelations that various governments, including those of Malaysia and Singapore, were using spyware from Milan-based Hacking Team, but there are other implications that are just as severe, Gabey Goh reports
What Malaysia bought from spyware maker Hacking Team
The Hacking Team leaked emails should concern every Malaysian citizen: They show not only possibly illegal actions by certain of our government agencies, but also a scary degree of incompetence, writes Keith Rozario.
Kaspersky Lab corporate network targeted by Duqu 2.0
Kaspersky Lab said its internal networks were targeted by what it believes is the same group that was behind the Duqu advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks of 2011.
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.
Palo Alto Networks seeks to offer definitive endpoint protection
Palo Alto Networks believes that its Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection addresses many of today’s trickiest security pain points, and heralds a paradigm shift from detection and remediation, to pure prevention.
Windows XP users are putting everyone at risk
So many systems on the Internet are about to become viable targets because of the end of support for Windows XP, making this situation a problem not just for those people running those vulnerable systems but for everyone, writes Christopher Budd of Trend Micro Inc.
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