The Department of Watershed Management was a primary target of a March 23 cyber attack.
CEOs and others are often the favourites of hackers as they are authorised to make wire transfers, say Trend Micro Malaysia officials.
Cybersecurity expert says data breach will make public more wary of cyber scams and lead to greater awareness.
Digital security expert says although it’s difficult for people to find out if their data has been leaked, there are steps they can take to minimise risks.
Digital security expert reveals that in just one year, there has been a 2,502% increase in the sale of ransomware on the dark web.
Spokesman for the North's Korea-Europe Association denied the accusations and warned Britain against "groundless speculation".
He faces 40 years in jail in the US for writing and spreading a malicious software that targeted bank accounts.
Europol has now posted some 54 decryption tools, provided by nine partners, on the "No More Ransom" website.
Malaysia still lacks experts in the cyber security field, leaving it unprepared to face attacks when they occur.
Quann managing director Foo Siang Tse says many companies are not investing enough in IT security despite the obvious threats.
Berikutan serangan siber Ransomware 'WannaCry' baru-baru ini, pengguna mata wang digital perlu lebih berwaspada dan menjaga keselamatan akaun mereka.
Having antivirus software is not enough, says expert, urging Malaysians to constantly update all software.
While the evidence is not conclusive -- hackers can often hide or "spoof" their real identities -- North Korea is emerging as one of the likely suspects despite a strong denial by the Pyongyang envoy to the United Nations.
Ancaman ‘ransomware’ ‘WannaCry’ menyebabkan orang ramai merasa takut dan tidak selamat dengan data atau rekod yang disimpan secara elektronik
The code used in the latest attack is similar to that used in past hacks blamed on Kim Jong Un's regime, leading some to point the finger at Pyongyang.
UIWIX ransomware is picking up where the first WannaCry wave left off, without a kill switch domain and the same self-replicating abilities that enable it to spread fast.
Selangor mencatatkan aduan tertinggi iaitu 1,534, Pahang (1,036) dan Johor (730) terhadap masalah telekomunikasi dan kandungan Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
CyberSecurity Malaysia hanya menerima 2 laporan insiden jangkitan ransomware itu, kata menteri.
Minister Wilfried Madius Tangau says the situation in Malaysia is under control, with only two reports of institutions being attacked.
Deputy minister reassures public after viral messages advise people to withdraw their money as ATMs will be shut down, and to avoid making online transactions.
Menteri Salleh Said Keruak berkata kerajaan berusaha meningkatkan keselamatan siber bagi mengelakkan serangan daripada 'ransomware' tersebut.
Minister Salleh Said Keruak says the government is working to heighten cyber security to prevent attacks from such malware.
More attacks were possible, Choi said, "especially given that, unlike missile or nuclear tests, they can deny their involvement in attacks in cyberspace and get away with it".
Infection can be avoided in most cases by following a few simple steps.
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