AIA fined SG$10,000 for data breach

AIA fined SG$10,000 for data breach

Posted by , 23-06-2019

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has fined AIA SG$10,000 after a data breach where letters meant for 245 customers were all delivered to two people. Almost all (237) of th...

Facebook faces pushback from Washington over crypto project

Facebook faces pushback from Washington over crypto project

Posted by , 21-06-2019

[WASHINGTON] Facebook Inc's plans to create a new cryptocurrency that can be used for everything from commerce to money transfers is facing pushback from angry US lawmakers. House Financial Services ...

Desjardins says personal info of 2.9 million members shared illegally by employee

Desjardins says personal info of 2.9 million members shared illegally by employee

Posted by , 21-06-2019

Desjardins Group said Thursday the personal information of more than 2.9 million of its members has been shared with individuals outside of the organization in a “malevolent” act. The Qu...

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems weeks ago

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems weeks ago

Posted by , 21-06-2019

(CNN) A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago. Riviera Beach offici...

Phishing, ransomware cases drop in 2018, but SingHealth hack ‘stark reminder’ of cyberthreats: CSA

Phishing, ransomware cases drop in 2018, but SingHealth hack ‘stark reminder’ of cyberthreats: CSA

Posted by , 19-06-2019

More frequent data breaches and greater risks for “smart” buildings among six cybersecurity future trends highlighted by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore.   SINGAPORE: The num...

U.S. defense, intel ramp up efforts to insert malware in Russia’s grid

U.S. defense, intel ramp up efforts to insert malware in Russia’s grid

Posted by , 17-06-2019

After Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, U.S. military and intelligence ramped up a secret program that inserted malware into the nation-state’s power grid, but didn’t br...