Personal data stories
ConnectID & RentBetter partnership enhances Australia's rental industry
Australian Payments Plus' initiative, ConnectID, teams up with property management platform, RentBetter, aiming to boost privacy, and control for rental agents and tenants amid Australia's rental crisis.
Merkle's report underscores the power of personalisation in APAC
Merkle's new report, Customer Experience Imperatives, urges businesses to anticipate and respond to consumer needs as 85% of APAC consumers believe personalised recommendations shape their brand experiences, promoting loyalty and long-term relationships.
'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
'ResumeLooters' cybercrime campaign compromises 65 businesses in Asia-Pacific, exploiting weaknesses in job search and retail sites to steal and sell personal data of over 2 million individuals.
Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
Australian retail faces digital transformation challenges
New SOTI research uncovers growing demand for digital transformation in Australia's retail section, with 93% of consumers using in-store tech.
Data Privacy Day: Watchguard gives warning about 'free' services
On Data Privacy Day, WatchGuard's VP of Identity, Carla Roncato, warns of the less conspicuous costs linked with 'free' services.
Data Privacy Day: Vectra AI emphasises a proactive approach
In celebration of International Data Privacy Day, Vectra AI's Chris Fisher stresses the need for organisations to take a proactive stance in improving data protection measures.
Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
ESET uncovers malicious Python projects spreading via PyPI
ESET Research has discovered a series of malicious Python projects distributed via PyPI repository, introducing a customised backdoor into Windows, Linux systems, and stealing personal data.
Malicious Python projects targeting Linux, Windows systems
ESET uncovers harmful Python projects on official repository, PyPI; malware delivers cyberespionage backdoor and data theft.
Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
Salesforce enhances AI features & launches Trailblazer Career Marketplace
Salesforce bolsters AI capabilities in Data Cloud and Einstein 1 Platform, and launches Trailblazer Career Marketplace.
IronVest CMO predicts rise in CNP fraud & masking tech use in 2024
IronVest CMO, Guy Bauman, forecasts an increase in card-not-present fraud and usage of 'masking' technologies in 2024.
Bazaarvoice acquires Granify to enhance eCommerce with personalised shopping experiences
Bazaarvoice set to revolutionise eCommerce by acquiring Granify, aiming to offer personalised online shopping experiences.
Vodafone encourages Australians to recycle unused mobile devices
Vodafone urges Aussies to recycle old mobiles this holiday, revealing 22.3 million devices lay redundant across the nation.
Consumers adapt spending & embrace technological shopping trends
Consumers lead change in global spending habits amid economic crisis, attracting to cost-effective offers and novel tech trends.
Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
Innotec Security on avoiding social network job scams
Innotec Security offers invaluable advice on thwarting job scams on social networks amid rising fraudulent ventures.
AP+ & Five by Five Global campaign tackles data oversharing issue
AP+ and Five by Five Global have launched a campaign to counter data oversharing issue with novel ConnectID solution.
Kaspersky uncovers malicious WhatsApp mod spreading via Telegram
Kaspersky reveals a dangerous WhatsApp mod, dispersed via Telegram, that secretly installs malware impacting over 340,000 users.
EU aims to standardise digital IDs with personal data control by 2026
EU aims to standardise digital IDs with personal data control by 2026, moving away from cloud-based providers.
DerSecur offers free vulnerability checks at Govware event with DerScanner
DerSecur, a cybersecurity start-up, is offering a free vulnerability check for mobile and web apps at this year's Govware event in Singapore.
Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
GAIN LINE's suggestions for robust data security post Lyca Mobile attack
Leading business consultancy, GAIN LINE, calls for stronger data security measures following recent cyber-attack on Lyca Mobile.