December 6, 2019

Tag: cybercriminals

Philippines Is Second Most Targeted Country for Healthcare — Kaspersky

To be updated. Wannacry Aftermath: Number of attacked medical devices declines globally, but not in some Asia Pacific countries Human-factor remains healthcare security’s biggest loophole, says Kaspersky By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Newss YANGON, Myanmar (SDN), September 5 — CYBER bad guys have made the […]

Ongoing: Kaspersky Diagnosis on Healthcare Sector: Data is Sick

Data is Sick: Kaspersky reveals diagnosis of cyberthreats plaguing the healthcare sector 5th Cybersecurity Weekend puts spotlight on still unseen attacks against medical and pharmaceutical organisations in APAC Media Release: YANGON, Myanmar, September 5 — KASPERSKY tags escalating number of cyberthreats as the modern plague haunting the healthcare sector, during its 5th CyberSecurity Weekend (CSW) in […]

Philippines Highest in Phishing Victims in SEA

Improved awareness, especially for young internet users, needed to combat the old but still effective cybercrime Media Release: PHISHING attacks in Southeast Asia (SEA) continue to rise even as the Philippines has gained a reputation of having the highest number of victims. Kaspersky said the ranking of SEA countries dynamically changes when it comes to the […]

Dangerous Trojan Horse Sneaks through Popular App

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News IF I have CamScanner app installed in my smartphone, I would have deleted already. You should, too. No problem if like me you did not install it. But maybe some friends have it on their phones because CamScanner, which […]

IBM Study Shows Data Breach Costs Rising with Years of Impact

Media Release: TODAY (July 23) IBM Security and Ponemon Institute released their annual study which examines the financial consequence of a data breach, based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of real-world data breaches. Some highlights. Longtail financial impact: For the first time this year, the report examined the longtail costs of data breaches and […]

Kaspersky Backs National Ice Hockey, Tennis Teams for 30th SEA Games

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 WHAT do sportsmen and cybersecurity experts have in common? They both go after their goals; sportsmen and cybersecurity experts also possess tenacity, among other commonalities. So, it is not surprising that one of the world’s leading cybersecurity vendors, Kaspersky, have been supporting international sports and sportsmen, as well […]

April 2019’s Most Wanted Malware: Cyber Criminals Up to Old ‘Trickbots’ Again

Media Release: SINGAPORE, May 15, 2019 – Check Point Research,  the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published its latest Global Threat Index for April 2019. The banking trojan Trickbot has returned to the Index’s top ten for the first time […]

Ransomware giving lesser money; cyber criminals shift to formjacking

FOR cyber bad guys, formjacking is their new way of making millions of dollars. No sweat, most probably. It is because ransomware is not as profitable anymore. Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) 2019 revealed this and many more developments in the shadowy world of the internet, where cybercriminals lurk, waiting to pounce on their […]

Kaspersky Lab launches CyberTrace to help big firms address online threats    

WITH the number of available threat intelligence sources continuing to grow, a third of chief information security officers (CISOs) feel under pressure as they cannot consume cybercrime intelligence easily or effectively. To help large companies overcome this challenge, Kaspersky Lab has launched Kaspersky CyberTrace –– a free threat intelligence fusion and analysis tool. It aggregates […]

Kaspersky: Cybercriminals’ DDoS attacks shift from quantity to quality

THE Kaspersky Lab DDoS Q4 Report covering statistics of the last quarter and the whole of 2018 highlights a 13% decline in the overall number of DDoS attacks when compared with the statistics from the previous year. However, the duration of mixed and HTTP flood attacks is growing, which suggests that malefactors are turning to […]