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SingTel Customer Almost Had His Phone Number Hacked

A Facebook user shared his personal experience on a new scam tactic. He recounted how his SingTel mobile number was strangely terminated without his consent, and this was due to a hacker trying to takeover his number. These hackers were using a scam called SimSwap.

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RUSSIAN SMU STUDENT JAILED 2 MONTHS FOR HACKING PROF’S ACCOUNT TO DELETE EXAM SCRIPTS

A 32 year old Russian Singapore Management University Juris Doctorate student unlawfully deleted his and 18 other student's exam scripts when he realised he would fare badly in the exams. Georgy Kotsaga believed that by deleting the scripts, he would get to retake the examinations. Fortunately, SMU's IT systems made real time back ups for all examination scripts and everything was recovered. Worried that his GPA would fall below 3.0, Kotsaga bought a USB keylogger from Sim Lim Square and planted it on desktop computers in the professors' respective classrooms.

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APPLE APPSTORE HACKED: DELETE THESE INFECTED iOS APPS IMMEDIATELY

Apple is removing hundreds of apps from the App Store after discovering that they contain a malicious program called XcodeGhost. Apple has declined to say exactly how many apps slipped past its review process, but Chinese security firm Qihoo360 Technology claims to have uncovered a total of 344 apps affected by XcodeGhost.

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NANYANG POLY COMPUTER SYSTEM HACKED, PERSONEL INFO LEAKED

The personal and bank information of 240 Nanyang Polytechnic alumni has been stolen and leaked online. Chinese evening daily Lianhe Wanbao reported on Monday that one of the alumni affected, Mr Ho, was informed of the security breach last week through a letter from the school.

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