[Owasp-Malaysia] News: Infosec Threat

firuz abadi ishak firuz_abadi at nam.com.my
Mon Nov 15 03:04:43 EST 2010


Please remove me from the list...

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Subject: Re: [Owasp-Malaysia] News: Infosec Threat

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Kinda like the idea of security through obsecurity, instead of security by
design.. :p

"Hazrul Hamzah" <hazrul at hazrulnz.net> wrote:

>To add,
>
>Do not use "FREE" as the main reason of using Open Source Software.
>Open
>source not only good in sense of customization etc but also it provides
>inside information for the attackers for executing his attacks. Try to
>avoid too generic installation and do have the resources of maintaining
>that particular apps. ;)
>
>Thanks
>
>On 15/11/2010 14:10, Mohd Fazli Azran wrote:
>> Dear members,
>>
>> You can read the Infosec Threat 2010
>>
><http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792133/Information_Security_Threa
ts_in_the_Second_Quarter_of_2010>.
>> What i worried is Malaysia are listed as one of the country as
>> Maliciois Farm. Thanks to Najmi for the info.
>>
>> *1) Distribution of attacks by country : *Malaysia on 7 place*
>>
>> 2) **Top 20 countries with servers hosting malicious code : *Malaysia
>> on 19 place*
>>
>> *So we know now our country was listed on this threat. I just
>> thingking why others country Europe or America Latin not many in the
>> list.**We can see many are from ASIA*. *Specially in Malaysia we have
>> others mechanism or a way to protect it. What we done so far are not
>> enough to prevent it. Now maybe cause 80% of malaysian now have
>> PC/laptop so the virus/malware also grow up. And for sure many of
>> Malaysian users use pirate software especially use Microsoft,Game &
>> Antivirus Software that not many people notice that pirate software
>> already include malware or virus ready.
>>
>> We have solution?
>>
>> 1) Use original software!! Specially (Microsoft, Antivirus & Game)
>> 2) Use Open Source Software
>> 3) We need do more awareness & education program in National level.
>>
>> That my 0.5 cent thinking. Anyone have better idea or suggestion.
>> Pease share it.
>>
>> Mohd Fazli Azran
>> OWASP Malaysia
>>
>>
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