The WannaCry Ransomware

The WannaCry Ransomware¬†on May 14, 2017 The WannaCry ransomware grabbed a lot of attention in May 2017 when it attacked about 2,00,000 computers across 150 countries. The WannaCry ransomware did a lot of damage, all of which ranged from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars. Though the source of emanation of the WannaCry cyberattack…

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SingHealth Cyberattack Singapore

SingHealth Cyberattack Singapore on July 20, 2018 On July 20, 2018, a cyberattack, deemed as one of the worst cyberattacks in Singapore happened when hackers stole the personal information of more than 1.5 million people from The SingHealth’s database. Among the victims was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, whose medical information was targeted repeatedly. Known…

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SingPass Cyber Breach

SingPass Cyber Breach on June 2, 2014 On June 2, 2014, it was reported that the system of the SingPass could have been breached. SingPass is a single factor authentication system which allows users to log into different government e-services through the internet. The SingPass cyber breach was suspected when the Singpass operator informed the…

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PAP Website Cyber Breach

PAP Website Cyber Breach on October 17, 2013 The PAP website cyber breach was one of the initial cyberattacks carried out by “The Messiah” in 2013. Following the Singapore government imposing specific new rules concerning the online news portals, a hacker got into a lot of websites and also threatened to take apart Singapore’s IT…

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