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.

What’s happening to WhatsApp, and how to stay safe

Experts say WhatsApp should stop allowing sign-ups from virtual phone numbers and find a way to block websites that generate…

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TikTok’s ownership, security risks spark bans across nations

TikTok is owned by China-based ByteDance, the world’s most valuable start-up. Numerous countries have raised concerns over its proximity to…

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Data breaches in Australia on the rise, says OAIC

By Stephen Withers | 02 Mar 2023 The latest notifiable data breaches report from the Office of the Australian Information…

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Survey: More Malaysians concerned about online privacy, seven in 10 felt tech progress is ‘destroying lives’

"The role of social media in spreading negative information, causing alienation, depression, anxiety and lowering users’ self-esteem has been the…

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Putrajaya to table Bill on cybercrimes in July, will include scams

He further revealed that from police profiling done on rescued job scam victims, they found several reasons as to how…

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NST Leader: Stopping cyberattacks

Last year, 72 per cent of Malaysian organisations' online data was breached and 2.5 million Malaysians' personal data leaked onto…

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Lembah Pantai MP calls for RCI, cyber security audit after another data leak from govt agency

PKR’s Fahmi Fadzil today pushed the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into Malaysia’s…

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What does a doomsday level cyber attack look like?

A doomsday scenario would be power facilities taken offline…they could be physically destroyed, even though it was a cyber weapon…

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Leaked Document Shows That Facebook Doesn’t Know What It Does With Your Data

A leaked internal Facebook document warns that the company is facing a “tsunami” of global privacy regulations with engineers disclosing…

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Data of Malaysians born between 1940 and 2004 allegedly being sold for over RM40,000

An alleged data leak containing the information of 22.5 million Malaysians born between 1940 and 2004, purportedly stolen from the…

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How to check to see if someone is spying on your computer, whether it’s a PC or a Mac

We all know the feeling. You're scrolling through your phone, and there it is. An ad that you can tie…

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Newly found Android malware records audio, tracks your location

Android spyware disguised as an APK called "Process Manager" can harvest victims' data, including their device's location, text messages and…

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Scammers stole $770 million through social media in 2021, says FTC

The Federal Trade Commission, which is currently involved in a lawsuit to breakup Facebook and Instagram parent Meta, has released…

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Survey: Cyberthreats not considered a business risk

Increasing reliance on the cloud and the shift to remote work are leaving organizations vulnerable to cyberattacks, putting pressure on…

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Cybersecurity should be part of worker onboarding

Training employees on cybersecurity during onboarding is a best practice and a way to gain buy-in when it comes to…

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