The Philippine central bank has sounded an alert to local financial institutions following a cyber attack at the Malaysian central bank, in which hackers sought to steal money using fraudulent wire transfers, its governor said on Saturday.
Month: March 2018
IT infrastructure is “out of date” at 49.5% of GCC organisations
According to Microsoft’s recent Digital Transformation and Readiness survey, almost half of Gulf enterprises describe their current ICT infrastructure as “out of date”.
Eversheds Sutherland launches breach notification app
International law firm Eversheds Sutherland has released a new mobile app, BreachLawWATCH, which allows users to access data breach statutes across various jurisdictions, including Europe, Asia and the United States.
Researchers create AI attacker to defeat AI malware defender
Adversarial models, already known to defeat the artificial intelligence behind image classifiers and computer audio, are also good at defeating malware detection.
Camelot warns over 10M users of National Lottery account compromise
Camelot Group, parent company of The National Lottery, has advised over 10 million users to change their passwords following the compromise of user accounts.
Tenable appoints first Chief People Officer
Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Bridgett Paradise to the role of Chief People Officer.
HSBC appoints new APAC cyber head
Former Metlife Asia CIO, David Gee, has joined HSBC as its APAC regional head of cybersecurity.
Due diligence on cybersecurity becomes bigger factor in M&A
“If we found out data was exfiltrated, we may walk away,” said ADP’s chief security officer Roland Cloutier. “We’ve looked at a lot of companies and only purchased a few. Security always plays a part.”
FS-ISAC hit with phishing attacks
A Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) employee fell victim to a phishing attack that compromised login credentials enabling additional phishing attacks.
Freshfields Global IT Head joins Horwich Farrelly to launch biggest ever change programme
Former Global Head of IT at magic circle law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Chris Jekiel, has been appointed IT Director of Horwich Farrelly.