Philippine healthcare among most vulnerable to attacks — Kaspersky

THE PHILIPPINES’ healthcare industry is among the most vulnerable to cyberattacks in Southeast Asia, according to Kaspersky. The ProxyLogon vulnerability often attacks the Philippine healthcare sector, Thailand’s government services and Indonesia’s industries, the global cybersecurity company said in its Digital Footprint Intelligence report. ProxyLogon allows threat actors to bypass authentication and execute code remotely as […]

Cybercriminals target fans of shows on big streaming sites

By Patricia B. Mirasol, Reporter STRANGER THINGS fans who chose to watch the mystery series’ fourth season on sites other than the official platform have fallen victims to cybercriminals, global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found. “Cybercriminals have always ridden on trends to bait unsuspecting victims even before the pandemic,” said Yeo Siang Tiong, general manager for […]

US warned firms about Russia’s Kaspersky software day after invasion — sources

The US government began privately warning some American companies the day after Russia invaded Ukraine that Moscow could manipulate software designed by Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky to cause harm, according to a senior US official and two people familiar with the matter. The classified briefings are part of Washington’s broader strategy to prepare providers of […]