Istana Website Cyber Breach

Istana Website Cyber Breach

Istana Website Cyber Breach on November 8, 2013 The Istana Website Hacking incident occurred on 8th November 2013. The security breach of the official cyber- domain of the Singapore’s Presidential Office, Istana website cyber breach was definitely a cause for some chaos, especially for a country which was already dealing with numerous hacking attacks coming…

K Box Data Breach

K Box Data Breach

K Box Data Breach on September 16, 2014 It was four years ago from 2018 when this incident happened. Hackers hacked and posted the personal data of over 300,000 customers of K Box Singapore online, a karaoke chain. A group, self-proclaimed as “The Knowns” accepted themselves being behind this and the reason it did so…

Petya Ransomware

Petya Ransomware Cyberattack

Petya Ransomware Cyberattack on June 28, 2017 The Petya Ransomware was first discovered in 2016. Petya is a malware that infects the Master Boot Record of the computers running Windows OS, and demands for a payment to be made in bitcoin as it encrypts the hard drive until the payment is made. In 2017, a…

MINDEF Cyber Breach

MINDEF Cyber Breach

MINDEF Cyber Breach on February 1, 2017 On February 1, 2017, the personal details of at least 850 members of the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) were found to be stolen, the incident commonly known as the MINDEF cyber breach. This breach was yet another high- profile website hacking that took place in Singapore in the course of…