Cybersecurity

Cyber security or information technology security are the techniques of protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unauthorized access or attacks that are aimed for exploitation.

Data allegedly belonging to five million Selangkah app users up for sale, Nacsa investigating claim

A seller is offering data allegedly belonging to over five million users from the Selangkah app for sale on a data leak…

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Govt to introduce ‘kill switch’ system to enhance digital safety, combat cybercrime

The government is in the process of drafting new legislation which will include the establishment of a "kill switch" to…

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Small business cybersecurity checklist

In today's digital landscape, cybersecurity is crucial for organisations of all sizes. While large corporations often grab headlines for cybersecurity…

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Applying the Tyson Principle to Cybersecurity: Why Attack Simulation is Key to Avoiding a KO

Picture a cybersecurity landscape where defenses are impenetrable, and threats are nothing more than mere disturbances deflected by a strong…

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Cybersecurity demands communication, leadership

Leaders trying to improve cybersecurity must coordinate communication, think about long-term strategies and connect technological abilities to business needs, writes…

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Hacker group ROOTK1T targeting Muslim countries, says Kaspersky

The hacker group ROOTK1T, which claimed responsibility for yesterday's attack on the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) database,…

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Rafizi denies Padu’s security was breached

Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli has denied claims that the security of the Central Database Hub (Padu) was breached following a…

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Hackers exploit ad tools to track victims, boosting scam efforts

Cybercriminals are using advertising tools to make their scams as “clickable” as possible. In a new kind of email phishing…

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Nearly half of online daters in Malaysia experience digital stalking

A survey commissioned by Kaspersky involving 21,000 respondents worldwide and 1,000 in Malaysia revealed that almost half of Malaysian respondents…

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Fahmi: New laws needed to better tackle cybercrimes

There is a need to look into enacting new legislation concerning cybercrimes in line with rapid technological advancements, says Communications…

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Protect your prosperity: Watch out for scams offering too-good-to-be-true deals for CNY

With the Chinese New Year around the corner, purchasing new items such as clothes or hiring a cleaning service for…

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Romance scammers: They call you honey, but don’t send them money

With criminals leveraging the anonymity of the internet, individuals seeking love find themselves vulnerable to financial exploitation, as evidenced by…

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Watch out for these cybersecurity threats targeting children

With most children owning or having access to a smartphone or tablet, they begin their acquaintance with the digital world…

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Stronger defence needed against cybersecurity threats

There is more that the public and private sectors in Malaysia can do to prevent data breaches, according to technology…

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Beware of phone scammers posing as Communications Ministry officers

The Communications Ministry has issued an alert urging members of the public to beware of a new phone scam tactic.

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