In previous blog posts, we’ve talked a lot about how important it is to be aware of how secure your firewall really is. But you may be wondering one thing: what does it even mean to be “security aware?”
You have a backup plan to store your files.. just in case your main device is hacked... You think you are safe.... Yet, now there is another type of attack, a cyber attack, called Samas Ransomware that can and will decimate all of your backup files, so are you truly safe?
Singapore's government has been the latest victim of a cyber crime. There has been a hack in the internet access (I-net) of the agency which has led to the access of personal data. Investigations revealed that basic personal data, comprised of NRIC numbers, telephone numbers, and dates of birth of around 850 servicemen and employees was stolen from I-net.
The I-net system is an internet access system used by national servicemen and MINDEFF employees to send emails communication and for their internet surfing. The system allows their employees to use terminals within the ministry premises and SAF's (Singapore's Armed Forces) camps.
Topics: anti virus
Two multinational technology companies have fallen victim to a massive fraud spear phishing attack! A cyber criminal has been charged with breaking and entering into these two companies. The outcome of this criminal activity included a large amount of bank accounts hacked and controlled by a scammer.
Huge chunks of information from Yahoo's networking service and information was stolen by just four individuals. Personal messages from Yahoo user's were also stolen and have been included in the criminal activity. Out of the group of 4 hackers, two were FSB members (Russian's Federal Security Services), and the other two were previously known hackers that had no relation to the FSB.