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OCBC Bank rolls out biometric authentication app in Malaysia

OCBC Bank, Malaysia-based,  has launched a pioneering business banking mobile app (app), which uses biometric authentication. The app, featuring OCBC OneTouch, leverages on Apples Touch ID technology, allowing Malaysian-registered users of the bank’ s Internet portal called [email protected], to conduct transactions using biometrics.   The Business Mobile Banking app enables iPhone users to perform numerous…

Trend Micro warns of growing ransomware threat among larger businesses

At the Security TRENDs 2017 summit, Trend Micro reiterated the threat ofransomware and how it is adapting to infect today’s highly-connected digital environment.   “To be one step ahead, organizations need to anticipate the shifts in IT infrastructure, embrace changes in user behavior and adapt protection for new and constantly-emerging threats. Whether organizations are deploying workloads in the physical, virtual,…

The ai Corporation offers global transaction-monitoring service

The ai Corporation has launched its global transaction-monitoring service, allowing companies to outsource their fraud management functions.   The new outcome-based fraud service model, which combines man and machine learning technology, will allow companies to outsource their fraud management to ai’s team, under a performance-based contract. The company will be fully responsible of implementing a customer’s fraud…

Google rolls out simplified two-step authentication for Android and iOS

Google, in its Google Apps Update Blog, announced a new third option to their two-step verification system. The option, which will see a gradual rollout, aims to bolster log-in security with a solution that is surprisingly simple. Available for both Android and iOS, the new two-step verification gives users an…

Google’s password-free system enters testing phase

A new password-free system is currently being tested by a small group. The project, which was launched by Google, aims to remove what is often the weakest link of any login system, the password, while providing an alternative secure login method that is less troublesome than the current two-factor authentication.…

ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide

The server lockdown guide for ColdFusion 10 is now available on the Adobe website. The ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide will help server administrators secure their ColdFusion 10 installations. You will also find several tips and suggestions intended to improve the security of your ColdFusion server.  

E-Book: Locking down wordpress

The latest free WordPress eBook from Code Poet has arrived, Locking Down WordPress. This new eBook from Rachel Baker, Brad Williams, and John Ford, will show you how to secure your WordPress installation and take care of it when things get out of hand.   In Locking Down WordPress, seasoned…

PeerBlock – IP monitor and blocker

Hacking and attacking of web server or computer over the internet is no longer a new story, whoever connect their device to the internet will be potentially being attack. Normally the attack is done by connecting to your computer or let your computer to connect to certain dangerous web site…

The "most popular" worst password of the year

SplashData, well-know provider of password management applications just list out the “25 Worst Passwords of the Year”. The list was compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online by hackers. If you are using any of the passwords in the list, change your password immediately!   If any…

Turn off SSLv2 and Weak ciphers

Recently running some security checking of one of my web site and found out that getting the alert of deprecated SSLv2.0 protocol still enabled on my server. This is also one of the requirement from Payment Card Industry Data Security Standrad (PCI-DSS) v1.2. So I spend sometime to Google it…