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Close to 4,300 have data leaked after Singapore Red Cross website gets hacked
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Close to 4,300 have data leaked after Singapore Red Cross website gets hacked

May 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Close to 4,300 persons who signed up to donate blood through the Singapore Red Cross had their personal data leaked last...
Response to SingHealth data breach shows low awareness, rushed decisions
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Response to SingHealth data breach shows low awareness, rushed decisions

July 27th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the unprecedented SingHealth data breach, many people seem unperturbed that they are now open to widespread...
Asia-Pacific organisations could lose US$1.75 trillion to cyber threats: Microsoft
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Asia-Pacific organisations could lose US$1.75 trillion to cyber threats: Microsoft

May 18th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations in Asia-Pacific stand to lose as much as US$1.75 trillion if they are hit by cyber attacks that affect jobs, reputation and even share price, according to an extensive study released today by...
Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows
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Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows

March 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The attack is another wake-up call for government agencies planning to go digital with more e-services in the months...
StarHub outage was caused by “unprecedented” DDoS attacks
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StarHub outage was caused by “unprecedented” DDoS attacks

October 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub said its domain name servers (DNS) had been targeted on the two days, essentially locking out many of its users from the...
DDoS is becoming smoke screen for more serious attacks: A10 Networks
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DDoS is becoming smoke screen for more serious attacks: A10 Networks

October 13th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
While corporate cyber security professionals are occupied with keeping the networks “alive”, cyber thieves sneak in to steal customer details and credit card...
Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common
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Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common

January 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The question for consumers, as more turn to the phone as a mobile wallet, is whether they want more convenience or...
Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise
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Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise

November 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
What's lacking are the battle-hardened code warriors, the experienced network engineers who begin their careers doing the boring stuff like administering a Windows...
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IDA: “routing issue, hardware fault”, not hackers, downed government sites

November 5th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
So, in the end, it was an internal problem that caused the alarming shutdown of 19 Singapore government websites on...
Commentary: Facebook hack raises cloud security alarms again
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Commentary: Facebook hack raises cloud security alarms again

February 16th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The breach will challenge the recent conventional wisdom that it's safer to keep your data online with big companies with high firewalls than to store them on your own PC and network....
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Playstation Network fully back in some regions by week’s end

May 31st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Sony’s Playstation Network (PSN) services in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia (excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea) will be fully restored by the end of this week, the Japanese firm said...