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Malicious Chrome Extensions Garnered 33 Million Downloads

Upon the malicious attempts, 106 Chrome extensions were removed by Chrome Web Store for collecting sensitive user data.These malicious break-ins were discovered by a cyber-security firm named Awake Security. Initially, 111 Chrome extensions were found malicious from...

FBI Reminds Users of Mobile Scams During Lockdown

As cyber criminals glance upon the chance of exploiting data under the COVID-19 lockdown, a warning has been issued by the FBI regarding the expected surge of mobile banking apps exposed to the risk of getting compromised. Industry figures show a third quarter of...

Airline’s Poor Security Lead to A Fine of £500,000

Cathay Pacific, a Hong Kong aircraft carrier was fined £500,000 (RM2.7mil) by Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a massive data leak occurred in October 2014. This case was publicly disclosed in October 2018, after Cathay Pacific became aware of the breach in...

What Is End-to-End Encryption?

This phrase has often appeared on the top of our Whatsapp conversation, whenever we open up a new chat. This seems to be a wonderment, as many would assume it would be an alert, as it is stated before we can start getting into our conversation.  Let not fret as these...

Hackers Exploit COVID-19 Fright With Fake Tracking Map

The coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, has reached an alarming rate globally, causing the mass to act recklessly as time could not be more hectic for the nation. Many have gone berserk with panic buying, believing fake news and in China, there were even pets thrown...

What about VPN? A Brief Introduction

We have often heard of this acronym but never seem to know what it means. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Some may see it as another IT jargon, so we are here to change that for you.  What is VPN and how does it work? From illustration above, you can see the...

Malaysians Credit Card Details Exposed in the Deep, Dark Web

Do you own a credit card? You might want to listen closely and be extra cautious from now onwards. Technisanct, an India-based cybersecurity start-up, informed of a data breach involving 310,669 credit cards issued by notable banks in countries such as Malaysia,...

Data in Jeopardy for Tesco Clubcard Members

United Kingdom, 2 March 2020 - Tesco, a giant supermarket chain was recently abrupted with risk to a data breach, jeopardizing 600,000 Clubcard accounts containing card holder’s personal data. Tesco’s IT system was intact, however, the root of it all started with...

2020 Is The Year For Cybersecurity

The Internet is booming with infinite numbers of users year by year, 2020 will foresee great challenges towards the cybersecurity industry. Cybersecurity awareness has become more prominent, as the topic shifted as a minor error to a major concern due to many cases...

FBI Offers $5 Millions For Russian Hackers

The identities of 2 Russian hackers have been disclosed by The United States Department of Justice with the help of its foreign counterpart National Crime Agency (NCA) in the United Kingdom. The leader of the group (Evil Corp) is Maksim Yakubets and his co-conspirator...