News & Reviews: Security
Jun 01, 2023
If you're a casual WhatsApp user, you probably don't know the many security features it has. Some of them are not enabled by default, so it pays to know more about them. That could be why WhatsApp decided to set up a new Security Center.
Apr 23, 2023
Sometimes, it's funny to see how an app's feature derives another. WhatsApp's Disappearing Messages is a useful features for some people, as it provides security to sensitive info or discussions. But what if you wanted to prevent some messages from disappearing?
Mar 06, 2023
If you recall, Touch 'n Go eWallet announced that it will implement five new safety & security measures to combat scammers. Fast forward to today, the company is pleased to announce that it has successfully done it as imposed by the Bank Negara Malaysia.
Dec 06, 2022
Samsung has another pretty impressive fingerprint scanning technology coming up. The Korean tech giant has unveiled OLED 2.0, a biometric fingerprint unlocking system that works with your finger placed anywhere on the screen.
Nov 15, 2022
These days, scammers are taking new levels to trick people out of sending them money. So as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance protection and security for its users’ accounts, Touch ‘n Go eWallet just announced that there will be five new measures to combat financial scams.
Aug 17, 2022
A new survey on mobile phone security habits and sentiments found that 49% of Android users are considering switching to Apple’s iPhone due to a ‘perceived superiority’ the latter has in security and privacy. The survey, conducted by Beyond Identity also found that 76% of Apple users feel more secure with iOS.
Aug 12, 2022
Previously, we reported that the federal government is investigating the iPay88 cybersecurity breach in which Malaysian consumers’ card data may have been compromised. Now, even Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued a statement regarding the incident, reassuring the people that the nation’s payment system remains safe and secure.
Aug 09, 2022
Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new campaign for WhatsApp in line with the launch of a trio of features. The campaign focuses on the security and privacy features of the messaging app. It'll start in India and U.K. before making its way to the other countries.
Jul 19, 2022
Recently, we reported on the introduction of ‘Lockdown Mode’ in iOS 16 by Apple which is an extreme but optional security feature that will block the ‘most sophisticated digital threats’. Well, it looks like the tech giant is pretty confident on the new feature that it has announced a USD2 million or ~RM8.91 million reward to anyone that can crack the mode.
Jul 07, 2022
Many people use PCs and mobile devices for their daily work these days, so the need for good software protection is more significant than ever. To that end, Apple announced two new initiatives that will help users to combat digital threats.