iPay88 Sdn Bhd, a leading online payment gateway brand in Malaysia, announced that it has secured over 60 per cent of all online payment gateway systems in the market being used by eRetailers, SMEs and Corporations for online transactional operations.
Twitter expanded its self-service ads platform from 33 countries to over 200 countries and territories. Now, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can more effectively reach target audiences on Twitter in 15 languages. In addition, Twitter announced that there are now approximately 100,000 active advertisers on Twitter, including SMBs.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the availability of the Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report. The quarter report provides analysis and insight into the global cloud security threat landscape.
“The threat posed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application attacks continues to grow each quarter,” said John Summers, vice president, Cloud Security Business Unit, Akamai. “Malicious actors are continually changing the game by switching tactics, seeking out new vulnerabilities and even bringing back old techniques that were considered outdated. By analyzing the attacks observed over our networks, we’re able to identify emerging threats and trends and provide the public with the information to harden their networks, websites and application and improve their cloud security profiles. Continue reading Akamai Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report
NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company and Fortinet, a high performance cyber security solutions company, have entered into a formal partnership to provide “expert security advice and world-class security solutions” to organizations worldwide.
Following the public leak of files belonging to Hacking Team – the company known for selling “legal spyware” to some governments and law enforcement agencies – a number of cyberespionage groups have started using, for their own malicious purposes, the tools Hacking Team provided to its customers to carry out attacks. This includes several exploits targeting Adobe Flash Player and Windows OS. At least one of these has been re-purposed by the powerful cyberespionage actor, “Darkhotel”.
Kaspersky Lab has discovered that the “Darkhotel”, an elite spying crew uncovered by its experts in 2014 and famous for infiltrating Wi-Fi networks in luxury hotels to compromise selected corporate executives, has been using a zero-day vulnerability from Hacking Team’s collection since the beginning of July, straight after the notorious leak of Hacking Team files on July, 5th. Not known to have been a client of Hacking Team, the Darkhotel group appears to have grabbed the files once they became publicly available. Continue reading “Darkhotel” Cyberespionage Group boosts attacks with exploit leaked from Hacking Team
Microsoft has launches its latest operating system, Windows 10 in Malaysia. Touted as the most secure Windows ever, the improved modern OS is now available as a free upgrade to every qualified Windows 7 and 8.1 user for the first year, or with new PCs and tablets. In addition, Windows 10 is delivered as a service and kept automatically up-to-date with the latest features and security updates.
“Since the global launch of Windows 10 on 29 July, Microsoft has seen as many as 14 million people around the world upgrade to Windows 10 within the first 24 hours, with reviews and customer feedback overwhelmingly positive around the globe,” said K Raman, Managing Director, Microsoft Malaysia. “We’re ushering in a new era for both Microsoft and for Windows.” Continue reading Windows 10 launched in Malaysia
SanDisk Corporation, a flash storage solutions company, launched two new, USB 3.0 flash drives – the 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive, the world’s smallest USB 3.0; and the 256GB SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive, SanDisk’s highest capacity USB flash drive to-date.
The new offerings delivers speeds up to 10 times faster than a standard USB 2.0 drive, the company claims. With these higher capacities, consumers can now save more of their favorite videos, photos and music on their laptops, TVs, gaming consoles or other entertainment systems. Continue reading SanDisk announce USB 3.0 Flash Drives in Malaysia
The Jabra Sport Coach Wireless is now launched in Malaysia. Its a music and coaching solution for indoor workouts, the latest sport audio solution from Jabra.
Developed to meet the needs of cross training enthusiasts, the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless can create customised workouts based on over 40 different exercises. By downloading the Sport Life app on a smartphone, users can design their own personalised workouts with real-time audio coaching through the unique earbuds. Continue reading Jabra Sport Coach Wireless price at RM649 in Malaysia
According to the Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence statistics for Q2 of 2015, three-quarters of resources attacked via botnets are located in just 10 countries. The undisputed leadership of the United States and China is explained by the cheap hosting in these countries. However, the changes in the other positions of the ranking and the growing number of countries affected by this type of attack prove that no territory is secured against DDoS.