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Trust no one, because perimeter defences can’t keep out cyberattacks
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Trust no one, because perimeter defences can’t keep out cyberattacks

July 29th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
This idea of building a moat around a castle to keep out cyber intruders doesn't work today, as threats from the inside easily undo such perimeter...
Banning, curtailing VPN could set unwanted precedent for Singapore
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Banning, curtailing VPN could set unwanted precedent for Singapore

August 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
At the heart of the issue is whether people who use VPN to watch videos meant for overseas markets are deemed to be infringing the copyright of content...
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other...
ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service
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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service

August 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new box will be welcome by folks who have liked ViewQwest's VPN service but not the company's more costly broadband...
Goondu DIY: Manually get your Nexus device to update to Android 4.3
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Goondu DIY: Manually get your Nexus device to update to Android 4.3

July 30th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Before grabbing the latest ROMs out there, these two simple workarounds may be worth trying...
MyRepublic unveils VPN-like service for video streaming
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MyRepublic unveils VPN-like service for video streaming

March 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Unlike a traditional VPN, Teleport will provide redirection only for pre-approved...
Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering
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Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering

February 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If you don't want the bundled mio TV or StarHub cable when you sign up for fibre broadband in Singapore, there's a new online TV offering from upstart challenger Viewqwest this week - the popular PPTV online TV service from...
iTwin Connect simplifies VPN into one USB stick
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iTwin Connect simplifies VPN into one USB stick

January 11th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
After more than two years, Singapore-based iTwin has unveiled the first follow-up product to its original USB file-sharing dongle. Called iTwin Connect, the new dongle offers secure VPN tunnelling through either iTwin’s servers...
Goondu DIY: Watching Netflix and Hulu in Singapore
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Goondu DIY: Watching Netflix and Hulu in Singapore

September 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Many broadband users in Singapore are hooking up to these services even though they are only available to folks in the US. It's simple: you just trick them into believing that you're in the...
ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes
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ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes

May 3rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Internet service provider ViewQwest is offering its fibre broadband services with a low-cost VPN (virtual private networking) option that enables Singapore users to easily connect to these US-based video services like Hulu and...