Articles about Malaysia
Australian law-enforcement agencies have contributed to a year-on-year surge in requests for Facebook users' data within the Asia-Pacific region.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 13, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Hollywood's new cybersecurity film Blackhat opened this weekend and bombed hard, despite high praise from infosec elites.
Hitachi Data Systems has predicted that in 2015, the market will see enterprises deploy their critical legacy applications into a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
The slow pace of mobile network spectrum allocation in many south-east Asian countries is leading to a delay in broadband implementation in the region, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Migrants from neighbouring countries working in the Malaysian electronic industry are finding themselves in situations of modern-day slave labour.
Asia-Pacific economies are more likely to be the targets of advanced persistent threats attacks than their global counterparts, with most frequent attacks in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, reveals FireEye's study.
Storage manufacturer is reportedly investing 1.05 billion ringgit (US$327.51 million) in the Malaysian state over five years, with plans to purchase land of up to 70 acres.
Malaysian government is assessing the need to ban access to Facebook following incidents of abuse, but critics say any such move is primitive and will face strong opposition. The country has 15 million Facebook accounts.
Country's longest serving head of state, Mahathir Mohamad, says he regrets promising not to censor the web and accuses the internet as playing a major role in undermining public morality.
Chinese smartphone darling, Xiaomi, has kicked off its global expansion plans in Singapore where its Android devices will go on sale this Friday, marking the company's first foray into markets outside of Greater China.
Business process outsourcing subsidiary of India's Essar Group has bought Malaysia-based Symphony House, in a deal worth about 413 million rupees (US$6.75 million).
Top government official says the country has the necessary system in place to protect classified information and communications, following reports Singapore had helped the U.S. spy on Malaysia, among others in the region.
Data from price-checking site PricePanda shows serious shopping is happening on mobile devices across Southeast Asia--45 percent in Indonesia, 38 percent in Singapore, and 30 percent in the Philippines. These figures are significant because price-checking is typically done at home, on the desktop.
After almost a year delay, Malaysia finally gazettes its Personal Data Protection Act 2010 on Thursday and makes it effective Friday. Businesses have three months to comply and violation can result in fine and/or imprisonment.
Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.
Low Yat Plaza is a seven-story, 500+ retailer electronics mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is regarded as "IT heaven" and a place for outstanding bargains where haggling is the norm. Low Yat is also a buyer-beware marketplace. It's not out of the ordinary to walk out with defective goods and in 2006 the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs raided Low Yat Plaza, confiscating more than 27,000 copies of pirated computer software and movies. While in town for the Hack in The Box Security Conference, we paid a visit to this amazing electronics bazaar.
Notorious security conference Hack In The Box is about to celebrate its ten year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Doors open to conference participants tomorrow, and we caught a few moments of setup in its calm before the storm.