The region's growing economic prominence, prevalent mobile device ownership and use of social networks are drawing attention from cybercriminals looking to exploit the situation with APTs.
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Singapore actively embraces social media via e-services portals but adopts cautious approach to minimize security risks regarding data privacy and protection, notes IT services provider.
Local police takes down group of hackers allegedly responsible for breaching 185 government Web sites, and who are part of network of certificate forgers and personal data collectors selling fake certificates.
Country creating "coherent and comprehensive" cybersecurity policy to ward off "anarchic new world" of online threats, including developing protocols for monitoring and interception, report states.
New Delhi-based security expert says LinkedIn access cookie only expires after one year, potentially allowing hacker access to user accounts without need for passwords, according to news report.
Some 500 new e-mail IDs and 4,000 new phones were intercepted, on top of existing ones already under surveillance, bringing total to 1,300 e-mail IDs and 10,000 phones for last three months.
A Beijing court has ordered the Chinese Web search giant to pay US$22,939 to three writers for not protecting their copyright, but rejected other demands.
Defense ministers from both countries agree cyberattacks on U.S. not always attributable to China and mutual cooperation needed to combat security threats.
The Chinese government has unexpectedly lifted its ban on Internet Movie Database (IMDb), more than three years after blocking the movie information site allegedly for featuring politically sensitive content.
[UPDATE] Cupertino has "head in the sand" in perceiving its platforms are secure and don't need external protection, says Sophos exec, who notes Google is more proactive in addressing security vulnerabilities.