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New Malaysia | Facts and Stats May 17, 2019 @ 12:55

CSM: Malaysians ignore journalism, prefer social media, and are falling victim to fraud, fake news
While Malaysians say they are concerned about the spread of fake news, many prefer to get their information via social media rather than genuine news sites, Bernama reported.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Facts and Stats May 17, 2019 @ 12:55

 

CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) says Malaysians are: -

concerned about the spread of fake news but

many prefer to get their information via social media rather than genuine news sites

 

Reason

Edelman Trust Barometer 2018 report revealed that

 

  • 73% of Internet users in Malaysia were concerned about the negative impact of fake news, but at the same time, 45% of users chose to disengage from mainstream news channels for their source of news.

  • 63% of Malaysians could not distinguish between rumours and good journalism

 

nature of the Internet that is capable of disseminating information at high speeds and allowing people to use a made-up identity

lack of users' media-literacy

The danger:-

  • increasingly vulnerable to fraud and fake news

  • race, religion and other sensitive issues are misused because it not only affects individuals but also threatens the sovereignty of the nation
     

Enforcement and prevention

enforcement, the government has empowered agencies such as the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to monitor and investigate any activities involving Internet misuse through provisions in Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA).

The #myviralvow campaign, a CSM initiative

education and awareness to Internet users when they are in the cyberspace. As you receive any information, be sure to check whether the news is valid or fake.

official complaints centre Cyber999, it has divided reports on cybercrime into nine categories: content-related, cyber-harassment, denial of service, fraud, intrusion, intrusion attempts, malicious code, spam, and vulnerabilities.

Out of 2,977 reported incidents from January to April this year, cyberfraud recorded the highest number of incidents with 1,963 cases, followed by malicious code (390), intrusion (339), content-related (100), cyber-harassment (88), spam (37), intrusion attempts (34), vulnerabilities (21), and denial of service (five).


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Subsidised Pre-university programme for SPM school-leavers

Posted on February 16, 2019

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What is this programme about?

Purpose of the Programme

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What are myBenefits? 
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Financing    
Students of Matriculation Programme are sponsored by the Ministry of Education.


Opportunity for Further Studies
Students who obtain a CGPA of 2.00 (grade C) and above may be considered for admission into public institutions of higher learning.


Qualification
Based on the Continuous Assessment, Mid-Semester Test and Matriculation Programme Semester Examination.

 

New Malaysia | Government Programmes |

Ministry of Education Matriculation Programme

Subsidised Pre-university programme for SPM school-leavers

Posted on February 16, 2019

Programme Brief

Assistance:  
Target Group:  
Subsidy: 

Contacts

Ministry:

Agency:   

Website: 

Email:
Mailing address: ​
Telephone: 

Fax: 

Quick links

List of Matriculation Colleges >

Media Release >

FAQ – Application for 2018/2019 session >

Qualification >

Guide to fill up application form >

What is this programme about?

Purpose of the Programme

The MoE Matriculation Programme 

What are myBenefits? 
The benefits of the programme

 

Financing    
Students of Matriculation Programme are sponsored by the Ministry of Education.


Opportunity for Further Studies
Students who obtain a CGPA of 2.00 (grade C) and above may be considered for admission into public institutions of higher learning.


Qualification
Based on the Continuous Assessment, Mid-Semester Test and Matriculation Programme Semester Examination.

 

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