January 19, 2020

Category: Cybersecurity

Russia’s Kaspersky Beats Competitors in Canalys Channel Satisfaction Benchmark

Media Release: KASPERSKY, the Russia-based global cybersecurity company, has just added another feather to its cap. The company accomplished the feat, beating all its competitors in the cybersecurity industry as attested by Canalys Channel, a globallly renowned independent analyst firm. An announcement from Upspring Public Relations Agency, which handles Kaspersky Philippines’ media affairs in the […]

‘Shopper’ Trojan Spreading Fake Reviews, Kaspersky Warns

Media Release: BEWARE! Kaspersky researchers have detected a Trojan application that terrorizes users with unsolicited ads and boosts installations of online shopping applications – fooling both users and advertisers. This malicious app visits smartphone app stores, downloads and launches applications and leaves fake reviews on behalf of the user, all while hiding itself from the […]

Check Point Uncovers Tiktok Vulnerabilities, Now Patched

Check Point Research Reveals Multiple Vulnerabilities in TikTok Personal information such as private addresses and email addresses were vulnerable to exposure in one the world’s most trending apps Media Release: SINGAPORE – January 9, 2020 — Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of […]

Ransomware Attack vs. Cities in 2019: 174 and Counting

​Media Release: KASPERSKY security experts have branded 2019 the “year of ransomware attacks on municipalities” which bled millions of dollars in payments. This comes after the company’s researchers observed that at least 174 municipal institutions, with more than 3,000 subset organizations, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year. The figure represents a 60% […]

Kaspersky Reports Lower IT Security Budget of SMBs, Enterprises

Media Release: STATISTICS gleaned from the Kaspersky IT Security Calculator, budgets at 45% of SMBs (small and medium businesses) and 50% of enterprises are below the average spend — which is $205,000 for small and medium and $8m for enterprise businesses. This is even though cybersecurity spending is growing year-on-year with almost 9% growth in […]

Over 21-K Global Customers Choose Fortinet SD-WAN

Media Release: TAGUIG CITY — Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced continued momentum and global customer adoption of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN by over 21,000 organizations across different industries and verticals. Fortinet’s security-driven networking approach to SD-WAN seamlessly integrates enterprise-grade SD-WAN, advanced security, and advanced routing in […]

Star Wars Premiere Draws Phishing, Malware Attacks

​​Media Release: POPULAR films are often used by cybercriminals as bait to distribute malware, and the latest movie saga from “a galaxy far, far away” is no exception. This year, the latest, and last film of the sequel’s trilogy, has drawn the attention of attackers even before the premiere, with fraudulent websites and malicious files […]

Privacy Commission Warns Xmas Shoppers of Cybercriminals

Media Release: BEWARE of cyber bad guys this holiday season. National Privacy Commission (NPC) is reminding shoppers and travelers to be extra vigilant against cybercriminals this Christmas season. During the Data Privacy Stakeholders’ Assembly on Thursday, December 19, held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro said it’s that time […]

Fortinet Expands Alliance, Acquires SOAR Provider CyberSponse

Media Release: FORTINET® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of CyberSponse, a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider based in Arlington, Virginia. CyberSponse, already a Fortinet Security Fabric partner, will further extend the automation and incident response capabilities […]

Kaspersky Gives Safety Tips for Holiday Cheer

Media Release: KASPERSKY has sent out advice to Filipinos to practice safe online habits to keep their sanity and be able to revel in the merry-making this Yuletide holiday. The cybersecurity company said cybercriminals are especially fond of the Christmas season when financial transactions are prevalent. In the Philippines, online shopping and being active on […]