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Gone Phishing? Hackers Don’t Take Time off for Summer

With the summer months in full swing, people are taking time off to travel and relax. However, don't let your guard down against a number of common phishing scams that will look to lure unsuspecting victims. While folks around the world continue to take time away from work and school, hackers remain in session full time. In fact, they take advantage of our vulnerabilities, leisure plans and the fact that we spend more time on-the-go, forging specific messages and techniques to target us when we least expect it. The…

1.5 Million Affected by Hackers Targeting Singapore’s Health Data

Singapore’s Worst Cyber-Attack Has Left a Quarter of the Population Confounded Businesses today are completely awash with data in various indefinite amounts. Storing, cleaning and combining data in a secure unified format is necessary for consistent functioning with no lapses. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said in this scenario. Local media in Singapore say that cyber hackers broke into their country’s government-owned health database in a “deliberate, targeted and well-planned” attack. The victim and the target is…