Personal Information of 1.5m SingHealth Patients Stolen in Singapore

Personal Information of 1.5m SingHealth Patients Stolen in Singapore

Hackers Steal Millions of Patients’ Personal Information: How Does Singapore React? The personal information of 1.5 million SingHealth patients, including Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and a few other ministers, has been stolen in one of the country’s most serious cyber attack incidences. SingHealth is Singapore’s largest group of healthcare institutions. It comprises of…

The Move From HTTP to HTTPS

The Move From HTTP to HTTPS

HTTP to HTTPS: What Can We Expect from this Massive Google Update? From July 2018 onward, all sites that do not use the HTTPS encryption will automatically be flagged by Google’s Chrome browser. According to reports, this is in line with the launch of Chrome 68. In this update, all HTTP sites will get a…

ICANN's New Domain WHOIS Verification - The Policy and Procedures

ICANN’s New Domain WHOIS Verification – The Policy and Procedures

What Are the Policy and Procedures You Need to Know About ICANN’s WHOIS Verification? The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ ICANN”), is an international non-profit corporation that plays one important role in the internet governance ecosystem. Moreover, this ranges from the Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, generic (gTLD)…

Confidential Information Possibly Compromised in Malware Attack

Confidential Information Possibly Compromised in Malware Attack

Another Incident of a Malware Attack Potentially Compromising Private Information A malware attack has reportedly hit an outsourced Australian-based vendor in Singapore. Consequently, it may have compromised confidential information of applicants for public-service jobs. According to reports, the main victims were users of the Careers@Gov online portal, where vacancies are listed and applicants invited for…

How GDPR Will Affect Your Domain Name?

How GDPR Will Affect Your Domain Name?

GDPR Will Affect Your Domain Name Potentially Due to Accessing WHOIS Data For many of us, we are not familiar with the term GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). GDPR is basically a European regulation that aims to strengthen protection for the use and storage of a person’s data. Even before it’s introduction last month, there…

HWZ Forum Site Hit by Hackers

HWZ Forum Site Hit by Hackers

HWZ Forum Site In Jeopardy Due to Malicious Entry and Suspicious Attacks The HardwareZone or HWZ Forum website was the recent victim of a security breach, affecting approximately 685,000 user profiles. This is according to the site’s owner SPH Magazines in a news release. According to the news release, a suspicious post had prompted an…

Bad Rabbit Wrecks Havoc in Russia

Bad Rabbit Wrecks Havoc in Russia

Russia and Ukraine Becoming Victims of the Notorious Bad Rabbit Ransomware A new strain of ransomware with a name Bad Rabbit spreads through “drive-by attacks” in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. The malware has apparently affected systems at three Russian websites, an airport in Ukraine and an underground railway in the capital city, Kiev. The cyber-police…