• 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…

  • Out of battery, read this.

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  • Parental Control, How Much You Know?

    Kaspersky Lab’s latest report has revealed the online activities of children across the globe during the summer holidays, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules. The research has revealed what children watched, listened to, purchased and searched for online while they weren’t at school. The report shows anonymized statistics on websites visited from Windows PCs and Macs, and search activity on Windows PCs, Macs, Android and iOS devices from June to mid-August 2018. The stats were taken from Kaspersky Lab’s flagship products that have the Parental Control module switched on, and from Kaspersky Safe Kids, a standalone service installed for kids’ online protection. Children were more likely to…

  • Predator

    Kaspersky Lab announces another partnership with 20th Century Fox for the  launch of a promotional campaign for the movie “The Predator”. Exciting prizes for the much-awaited sci-fi movie of 2018 are up for grabs in Kaspersky Lab’s “The Predator Promo” in Asia Pacific. The global cybersecurity company opens the promo for 11 countries in the APAC region including Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. 7 winners from the participating countries will get an experience of a lifetime to go on a Hollywood FOX Tour worth more than USD 8000, while 1000 other winners will receive Limited Edition Predator Gift sets…

  • Wedding Reception of Our Colleague from Design Team

    We attended the wedding reception of Shahrul and Alwani yesterday at Teluk Pulai, Klang.  So happened we were in Klang for 2 consecutive weekend. 1 weekend we were there to get stuff for Inez.  Of course both weekends we had famous Klang Bak Ku Teh. Coming back to Shahrul and Alwani’s wedding reception. We arrived a bit earlier while bride and groom were on their way, so I walked about taken some pictures of the reception.  I thought of instead of taking the usual pictures, let’s take something different. So, here they are.

  • Bring Joy Back, Not Germs, a collaboration between Antabax & MBO Cinemas

    Family days out should be fun-filled opportunities for bonding. However, with the rise in communicable diseases such as Hand, Foot & Mouth Diseases (HFMD) the possibility of bringing germs back is increasing. Antabax, Malaysia’s number 1 Halal antibacterial personal care range has introduced the ‘Bring Joy Back, Not Germs’ campaign to teach simple steps that can reduce the spread of communicable diseases, for more joyous and less germy days-out with the family. The worries that parents and caregivers have regarding their children and charges contracting HFMD especially in public areas is well-founded. As of August 16, 2018 statistics from the Ministry of Health Malaysia show that 52,393 children have been…