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Biggest Data Breaches of 2019: Some of the Worst of the Worst

CSA Editor’s Comment: We would like to share this blog post contribution from Taylor Armerding, Software Security Expert at Synopsys Software Integrity Group, which we think will really interest our readers. In this post,...

Businesses need to understand the mind of a cyber criminal

Cyber threat actors, be it state-sponsored, organised hacker groups, hacktivists or lone wolf individuals pose a threat to organisations worldwide. Understanding the mind of cybercriminals is essential so that your organisation...

Choosing the Right Endpoint Security Solution

With the growing number of connected devices and workplace mobility becoming a common practice in most organisations, businesses need to ensure their devices are always secure. Unsecured endpoint devices, be it mobile phones,...

Is Upgrading Your Endpoint Security Software Necessary?

There’s a slew of growing problems that modern businesses are facing – cybercrime is on the rise, targeted attacks and data breaches are becoming more common (and not to mention costly), and they also have the...

Getting into the mind of the Cybercriminal

Cybercriminals continue to wreak havoc to organisations in all industries around the world. They range from state-sponsored cybercriminals to just normal hackers hacking for fun at home. But the problems caused by cybercriminals...

CSA RMiT Event –Tenable and Trend Micro Tell us to Patch, Patch and Patch Again

CSA was pleased to host over 25 Malaysian Financial Services companies to discuss how to get compliant by October for Bank Negara’s Risk Management in IT framework. The event took place on 18th September at Aloft in KL...

CSA Event Supported by Tenable Demystifies RMiT for Malaysia’s FSI Companies

Here at Cybersecurity ASEAN (CSA), we try to do more than just deliver cybersecurity news on a daily basis. We believe our role is to help cybersecurity professionals understand the latest developments in their space. When it...

Malicious GIFs Exploit Whatsapp Vulnerability in Android

WhatsApp has a vulnerability that leverages malicious GIFS to compromise user chat sessions, files and messages. The security flaw, referred to as CVE-2019-11932, is a double-free bug that exists in WhatsApp for Android in all...

Shoulder Surfing, and Why Session Management is Important

Authored by: Morey J. Haber, CTO, CISO, BeyondTrust “Shoulder surfing” may be a near perfect personal attack vector. If you are not familiar with the concept, it is literally a threat actor looking over your...

Is your iPhone really safe?

On August 29th, Project Zero, Google’s Threat Analysis Group revealed that malicious websites had been covertly and successfully hacking iPhones for years. The report stated the hacked sites were being used in...