Hacking

Intel previews 2017 security threats
Intel Security has released its McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report which identifies the 14 threat trends to watch in 2017.
Many Wi-Fi hotspots waiting to be hacked
Kaspersky Lab has found that every fourth (28%) Wi-Fi hotspot is unsecured and poses a risk to users' personal data.
New malware targets Facebook, LinkedIn users
Locky, a fast-spreading malware is now targeting Facebook and LinkedIn users, according to security researchers.
Warning about financial cyberthreats in APAC
According to Consumer Security Risks Survey 2016, 67% of respondents in APAC countries are worried about online banking fraud. Average money lost to fraud is above US$400.  
Malaysia’s first cyber court signals deepening of digital economy
Malaysia's cyber court swung into action on Sept 1. But the increasing intersection of technology and crime means the law must also evolve.  
Can we trust our tech companies?
Yahoo is accused of spying on customers. The Yahoo Mail spam filter was modified into a spying tool. After these revelations, can we really trust any tech company, asks Ajith Ram.
Bangladesh heist linked to previous attempts
Link between Sony and Bangladesh bank hacks Same malware used to target Vietnamese bank   A TEAM from BAE Systems examining the US$81-million hack of the Bangladesh central bank in February think that there may be a connection with the devastating attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014.  
The global encryption war begins
Battle between FBI and Apple was just the start Malaysian Government yet to define its stance  
Information Dept hacked, PM ‘resignation notice’ posted
The Department of Information said it would lodge a police report after its site was hacked into and a false statement issued announcing that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had resigned from his post.
New malware worms its way through Skype
Trend Micro has reported a Skype-based campaign aimed at spreading malicious software with users facing more waves of spammed messages.  
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