July 4, 2020

Category: Cybersecurity

What To Do Before, During, After A Ransomware Attack

​Media Release: OVER three years after the infamous Wannacry ransomware, its costly aftermath still remains a vivid glimpse on the damage cybercriminals can do by kidnapping companies’ essential data. This threat is undoubtedly present as just this month, operations of an automobile giant were halted in several parts of the world after a successful attack […]

Kaspersky Discovers Malware Stealing Players’ Data from Gaming Services

Media Release: GAMING platforms represent an industry with a multi-million user audience. Cybercriminals are fully aware of this, utilizing various types of malware to profit from gamers. To understand the extent of exploitation, Kaspersky reviewed threats targeting major gaming platforms and found at least four malware specimens that are capable of stealing users’ account data […]

DICT Online Forum Focuses on Cybersecurity for ‘New Normal’

Media Release: THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) conducted a three-session webinar today, July 24, exploring public practices as well as ICT tools and solutions in ensuring cybersecurity in the “new normal”. Participants in the first session discussed Cybercrime Prevention. Speakers from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Facebook Philippines discussed the threats […]

Fortinet Sets Up Corporate Foundation to Protect Communities Worldwide

Media Release: CYBERSECURITY firm Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the creation of the Fortinet Corporate Foundation to further its impact on global communities and expand the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Fortinet Foundation commits to matching multi-million dollars in employee contributions and in-kind to […]

Kaspersky Warns FaceApp Challenge Users about Sharing Images, Information

Here’s recommendations from Kaspersky before downloading and using FaceApp Challenge, and other apps for your security​ Media Release: THE FaceApp application has started to circulate again on social networks after the free launch of the “gender swap” filter. It’s grown into a new craze, generating the hashtag “faceappchallenge” and received hundreds of thousands of shares […]

Fortinet: Need for Secure Remote Access to Healthcare Sites

Media Release: ACROSS the globe, organizations have been reevaluating current strategies to ensure uninterrupted business continuity – and this is especially true for the healthcare industry. The need for available, real-time emergency services not just within hospitals, but also at remote locations is stronger than ever. To meet demands for rapid field diagnosis and testing, […]

1Q2020: Over 1-M Detections of Malicious Miners, Says Kaspersky

Media Release: SEVERAL studies from Kaspersky have revealed that companies are concerned about data breaches and ransomware. However, fresh statistics from the global cybersecurity company unmasks that the biggest threat in Southeast Asian small and medium businesses (SMBs) are not those two, but miners. Just in the first three months of 2020, Kaspersky solutions have […]

HackerOne Pays US$100-Million to Ethical Hackers

Media Release: By Marten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne ONE HUNDRED MILLION is an enormous number. Today we celebrate with all our hackers the phenomenal milestone of a hundred million dollars in bounties. Hack for Good! Yet we should know that we are only getting going. The digital world is not safe and secure yet. Much […]

1Q2020: Over 200K Ransomware Attempts against SEA SMBs Blocked

Media Release: THREE years after the headline-grabbing Wannacry ransomware wreaked havoc on  thousands of IT systems around the globe, data from Kaspersky for Southeast Asia (SEA) prove the threat is still present, particularly against small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the region. Ransomware is a type of cyberware that is designed to extort money from an […]

Threat Intelligence Should Be Able to Answer Critical Questions

Media Release: By: YEO SIANG TIONG, General Manager for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky THE new decade opened with the commercialization of 5G networks, further implementations of Artificial Intelligence, and the increased use of data analytics. Aside from these revolutionary breakthroughs, there is one underlying trend that we should not miss — the heightened importance of […]