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ONLINE SHOPPING SCAMMER PHISHES FOR EMAIL FROM ONLINE RETAILER, NEARLY SUCCEEDS IN IDENTITY THEFT

This morning, a "buyer" username skyllar chat with me saying that he is trying to buy my 2nd hand laptop on shopee platform but he couldn't proceed to pay. I thought that the same issue might happens on shopee again, which happens to my customer previously.

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CYBER EXPERTS BLAME PRC HACKERS FOR MINDEF I-NET HACK

Following investigations into the breach of the Ministry of Defence's "I-net" system, in which 850 personnel's personal information were stolen, one analyst has pinned the blame on an infamous PRC hacker unit. The information stolen during the attack included national identity card information, telephone numbers and dates of birth.

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HACKER THE MESSIAH JAILED 4 YEARS 8 MONTH FOR SERIES OF HIGH PROFILE CYBER HACKS

The hacker who caused sleepless nights for government IT security experts and forced affected websites to undergo “unscheduled maintenance” in October 2013 has been sentenced to 4 years and 8 months in prison, after he pleaded guilty to 39 counts of misusing a computer and 1 count of drug consumption.

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ANONYMOUS HACKERS DECLARE WAR ON Al-QAEDA & ISLAMIC STATE TERROR GRPS

In retaliation against the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Hacktivist group Anonymous has decided to declared war on Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. Anonymous from Belgium has posted the video message to Youtube in French launching the campaign against radical jihadists called #OpCharlieHebdo. In the video, someone wearing a Guy Fawkes mask spoke with a digitized voice over and referred directly to Al-Qaeda and Islamic State.

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WHITE HAT HACKERS TESTING SECURITY OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS IN SINGAPORE

Call them cybersecurity vigilantes if you will, or “white hats” — as they are known in the hacking world. Mr Wang Jing and Mr Zhao Hainan are part of a growing group of individuals who are taking it upon themselves to test the security of information systems in organisations and report security flaws. Earlier this month, Mr Zhao, 26, a National University of Singapore computer science postgraduate student, managed to hack into M1’s pre-order site for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to access personal data, including phone and NRIC numbers, as well as home addresses of the telco’s customers. He then alerted the company.

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MESSIAH HACKER SLAPPED WITH 105 MORE COMPUTER MISUSE CHARGES

An additional 105 computer misuse charges were pressed against alleged “Messiah” hacker James Raj Arokiasamy yesterday, bringing the total number of charges he faces to 162. The new charges relate to the alleged scanning of several government-related websites — including those of the Singapore Prison Service, Singapore Elections Department and Ministry of Communications and Information — as well as unauthorised access to Fuji Xerox’s web server.

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