• White shoes, black shoes, how about giving them brand new school uniforms first?

    TOP, the No.1 brand in Malaysia brought back-to-school cheer to 500 children from selected NGOs from across the nation, through its ‘A Brighter Future with TOP’ CSR campaign. The campaign is in its 4th year of providing school uniforms and other back-to-school necessities to a total of more than 1,600 children from 18 homes. TOP collaborated with leading retailer, MYDIN to carry out the CSR fund raising campaign from November 15 to December 15, which saw 30 cents from the sales of selected TOP products from all MYDIN outlets nationwide channeled towards providing the back-to-school necessities for children aged between 7 to 17 years from 18 care organizations. The school necessities include a full school kit…

  • First Transparency Center

    Malicious and suspicious files shared by users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe will start to be processed in data centers in Zurich, initiating the first part of a relocation commitment made by the company in late 2017 under its Global Transparency Initiative. The move reflects Kaspersky Lab’s determination to assure the integrity and trustworthiness of its products and is accompanied by the opening of the company’s first Transparency Center, also in Zurich. The relocation of data processing is part of a major infrastructure move designed to increase the resilience of the company’s IT infrastructure to risks of data breaches and supply-chain attacks, and to further prove the trustworthiness of…

  • How much you worth?

    While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Labhas revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, it is a significant asset to criminals in other ways. The research uncovered an appetite among cybercriminals for data stolen from popular services – including via social media accounts and remote access to gaming websites. User confusion about what their data is worth could result in a haphazard approach to security, making it all too easy for…

  • Botaneco Garden Combines Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey For A Deeply Moisturising Hair and Skin Care Experience

    Guardian Malaysia has introduced the Botaneco Garden Organic Chia Seed Oil and Honey range, a nature inspired solution that deeply moisturises and protects dry skin and hair with the benefits of traditional home remedies[1],[2] minus the mess.  Themed ‘Be A Mess Free Beauty’ the launch held at A Cut Above Academy, highlighted the messy challenges of preparing DIY beauty remedies using chia seed and honey in a light-hearted take on YouTube tutorials, while sharing the benefits of the two ingredients for the real problem of dry skin and dry hair.  Air-conditioned environments, showers, blow drying hair on high heat and harsh personal care products that do not suit the skin and…

  • Cyber Defense Plan

    Kaspersky Lab holds its first multi-city security roadshow, with the theme, Cyber Insights 2018, going across 12 cities in Asia Pacific Region, creating partnerships with customers, analysts and cybersecurity experts.  The roadshow started in July and will be carried out until October 2018. Kaspersky Lab Cyber Insights 2018 provides a platform for the users, analysts and cybersecurity experts to discuss and deliberate on emerging threat landscape in Asia Pacific.  The participants also explore ways that organizations need in building a solid cyber defense plan, which will help them address the existing security risks, detect new attacks and prevent future threats.  According to Mr. Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager, SEA, Kaspersky…

  • The future of internet, from a security researcher perspective

    To provide comprehensive insights into the current state of cyber security in APAC, we learn from the elite cybersecurity expert, or the Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) APAC Director, Vitaly Kamluk, whom put the spotlight on the most important online attacks monitored in the region. He demystified the future of the internet based on his 13 years’ experience in analyzing malware and the current laws and trends that transform the cyber security landscape around the world. “The volume of new malware we detect daily has been increasing year-on-year in number, in sophistication, and in reach. The future of the internet is fragile and, as nations scramble to…

  • A Fresh Breath, for Malaysia

    The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, YB Steven Sim launched Fresh Breath For Malaysia, a youth empowerment and digital communication campaign by Guardian Malaysia and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. A recent study of Malaysian dental students found that one in every two suffer from clinical oral malodour or bad breath[1]. Worldwide figures indicate that from 22 percent to 50 percent of the global population suffer from moderate bad breath[2]. Bad breath can have social and psychological effects on suffers including low self-confidence and low self-esteem, and it should be taken seriously[3].  Guardian Malaysia, the largest health, beauty and personal care chain in Malaysia, with more than 400 stores nationwide…

  • Balkanisation, learning more

    Kaspersky Lab presented the cybersecurity risks that can result from Balkanisation in cyberspace: — the fragmentation of the world wide web, as it launches its 4th Asia Pacific (APAC) Cyber Security Weekend in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Held annually, this year’s conference will see key cybersecurity issues presented by the company’s top researchers and executives to an audience of journalists from 11 countries across the region. The four-day event, with the theme of “Balkanisation: Security Should Not Be in Isolation” will highlight the possible perils of de-globalisation of the internet, alongside an overview of cyberthreats involving countries in Asia.  “Echoing the warning of our CEO, Eugene Kaspersky, we can clearly see…