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.

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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Hackers take aim at mobile bankers, according to Nokia

Trojans designed to harvest mobile banking credentials are growing in popularity, warned Nokia this week.

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3 steps businesses can take to prevent a cyberattack

The federal government is addressing cybersecurity issues, but business owners are ultimately responsible for protecting themselves from data breaches. That…

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More than third of organisations worldwide hacked or held to ransom

IDC's new survey finds many vctims are held to ransom multiple times as attacks become more sophisticated.

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Marketing: With great data comes great responsibility

Looking to grow their businesses, online marketers covet data—and so do hackers, writes Grace Lau. Lau covers seven scenarios in…

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Where to find free cybersecurity tools

Government resources, software patches and data backups are some of the free cybersecurity measures that columnist Steven Vaughan-Nichols recommends. He…

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Why startups need a secure digital environment

Cyberattacks on big corporations may garner headlines, but it doesn't mean that startups are exempt from being prepared, as they're…

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