Google Home Silently Captures Recordings of Domestic Violence and More

Google Home Silently Captures Recordings of Domestic Violence and More

Posted by , 16-07-2019

Google is under fire after a report found that Google Home and Google Assistant records user audio, even when no wake-up word is used. Google Home smart speakers and the Google Assistant virtua...

Public service to roll out 13 measures to protect citizens

Public service to roll out 13 measures to protect citizens' personal data following data breaches

Posted by , 01-01-1970

SINGAPORE - The entire public service will have to conform to a common framework to safeguard citizens' personal data, beginning with 13 new measures developed after a spate of breaches in the pa...

Conversations on voice-activated devices are reviewed for software improvement: Google

Conversations on voice-activated devices are reviewed for software improvement: Google

Posted by , 12-07-2019

SINGAPORE - People hired by Google have been listening to snippets of conversations users have with their voice-activated Google devices, like Google Home, but the tech giant has clarified these snipp...

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

Posted by , 12-07-2019

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts, cybersecurity researchers warned Wednesday. Dubbed...

Coding classes for primary school pupils to be rolled out next year

Coding classes for primary school pupils to be rolled out next year

Posted by , 11-07-2019

SINGAPORE: The Government is taking steps to make sure that Singaporeans, both young and old, will have the fundamental skills and attributes to thrive in the digital age.   This was the theme ...

New government team to look into cyber security in 5G and telecoms sector

New government team to look into cyber security in 5G and telecoms sector

Posted by , 10-07-2019

SINGAPORE - A specialised team will be formed to look into the security of Singapore's telecoms ecosystem, to bolster its defences against attackers and prepare for the roll-out of the 5G network...