January 26, 2015

Malaysia Airlines's website hacked

Malaysia Airlines’ website has been hacked by the Lizard Squad, the same hacker collective that attacked Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s Playstation Network via Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) attacks. They are a group of self-described “cyber-terrorists” and even offered DDoS for rent services. Its latest hack takes a jibe at the missing MH370 […]
May 15, 2014

Why Net Neutrality is Important

CGP Grey, a Youtube channel dedicated to short explanatory videos covers the reason why Net Neutrality is important. Thought your local ISP throttling down torrents was bad? Well if the FCC gets its way, things are about to get a whole lot worse. The following was an excellent explanation taken from the Save […]
April 15, 2014

How to get a SIRIM certificate when importing mobile phones

Ever tried to bring in a mobile phone from overseas into Malaysia and got hit with a Customs issue? Your courier will then call you up telling you that you need a SIRIM certificate. Some couriers will offer to do it for you for a fee of RM300.00 thereabouts but there’s a way […]
December 3, 2013

How secure is WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is the clear leader in messaging on mobiles with over 300 million active users monthly. Yet WhatsApp’s security history has been less than exemplary and they seem to show an utter disregard for user’s privacy. For example, in a joint Canadian-Dutch probe, it was found that WhatsApp not only uploads the phone numbers […]
November 28, 2013

The NSA knows what porn you've been watching

In the latest round of leaks by Snowden, it looks like the NSA may also know what porn you’ve been watching! The NSA has been collecting evidence of alleged Islamic extremists visits to pornographic sites and has considered using this information to discredit such extremists.     It was noted that none of […]
November 4, 2013

Anonymous takes on the Singapore Government after erroneous reporting

  The hacker network known as Anonymous had previously threatened to attack the Singapore government in the event it implements its Internet Regulatory Framework. The Internet Regulatory Framework in short, will require sites “that report regularly on issues relating to Singapore and have significant reach” among local readers to apply for individual licenses, which will […]
October 31, 2013

Maybank Improves HTTPS security, joins top ranks while BSN, Affin and Muamalat remain at Grade F

It’s been 3 days since we first posted our tests on Malaysian banks which gained quite a lot of publicity. Thanks to everyone who shared and spread the word. Let’s see who has taken it to heart and upgraded their security? We are only retesting those sites that scored an F rating which […]
October 28, 2013

How secure is your bank's website? Comparing Malaysian banks' HTTPS security

An overview on Malaysian online banking HTTPS security.