“Data is sick. Confidential medical records being breached, advanced devices turning a human into a bionic man, these ideas have since crossed the bridge between fictional stories and our physical world. They are well within our reality, in Asia Pacific and globally. As rapid digitalization penetrates the healthcare sector, cybercriminals are seeing more opportunities to attack this lucrative and critical industry, which is honestly not equipped enough to face this virtual danger,” says Stephan Neumeier, Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky.
“It’s not often that we see an app with a loyal user base and such a large number of installations is distributing malicious components. Given the positive reviews on the Google Play app page and the fact that security researchers did not previously detect malicious activity, it looks like the malicious modules were added into the app with one of its updates. In a nutshell, this is yet another example of the fact that it is important for consumers to reliably protect your devices even if you use only official sources to download software”, – Igor Golovin, a security researcher at Kaspersky.
To try and gauge how many of these at-risk systems exist in order to estimate the scale of the risk, Kaspersky researchers analyzed the anonymized data of OS use provided by Kaspersky Security Network users (with their consent). #Kaspersky
The Philippines rounds off the top five in the cybersecurity company’s global list, namely: Algeria (44.1%), Nepal (43%), Albania (40.1%), and Djibouti (37.9%).
Financial malware, commonly identified as banking Trojans, is aimed at stealing finances and financial data, as well as providing threat actors with access to users’ and financial organizations’ assets and machines. Such threats have always occupied a significant part of a threat landscape, as finance is the most common motivation for cybercriminals and fraudsters.
By Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Kaspersky Southeast Asia In business, growth is achieved either by buying or building. These are the traditional approaches.
The global report “Sorting out digital clutter in business” from Kaspersky Lab found a number of correlations between the creation of digital clutter at work and human habits behind it, such as… organizing a fridge. It revealed that nine out of ten (95%) people who see their fridge as organized said the same about their working digital life. #KasperskyLab
Recent data from Kaspersky Lab show that close to 32 million internet-borne threats were detected and blocked by Kaspersky Lab among its users in the Philippines in 2018 setting out a growth of over 200 percent from 2017. #KasperskyLab
Kaspersky Lab has unveiled the next generation of its endpoint protection with new Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business. #Kaspersky
As cyber-risks became a business issue, the role of the CISO in an organization has changed. The modern CISO is not just a head of department, responsible for implementation and management of security controls – like ensuring every workstation has the latest version of endpoint security, or making sure critical ports are not exposed to the internet. #KasperskyLab