How to ward off cybercriminals

How to ward off cybercriminals. [Newspaper] (2022)


Recent years have seen an increase in cyberattacks worldwide, including in Malaysia. The Malaysia Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) stated that more than 8,000 incidents were reported in 2020 related to cybercrime. What's more terrifying is that cybercrime cases escalated by 82.5 per cent since the start of the Movement Control Order with an estimated loss of RM200 million. Cybercrime is defined as any illegal activity that involves a computer or any digital device, and computer network. Among the prominent crimes are distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, malware, identity thefts, spoofing and phishing scams.

Item Type: Newspaper
Keywords: Cybercrime, Cyberattacks, Cybercriminals, Denial-of-service (DDoS), Phishing scams, Malware, Information security
Taxonomy: By Subject > Computer & Mathematical Sciences > Information Technology
By Subject > Computer & Mathematical Sciences > Computer Technology and Networking
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Depositing User: Miss Nurmaisari binti Che Anuar (Kuala Terengganu)
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2022 09:38
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2022 09:38
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