Overview of participants at CDDC 2015

DSTA Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2015

Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman - Minister for State of Defence, Singapore, - At CDDC 2015

Earlier last week, one of Singapore’s largest Cyber Security Camp cum competition was held by the Defence Science and Technology Agency (Singapore) or DSTA. The 3 day camp comprised of 2 days of training and one day of the actual competition. CDDC or Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp is now in its third iteration and with a record number of more than 300 students from 22 schools signing up to learn what it takes to be a cyber warrior, information security’s outreach and interest is evidently not shrinking but rather – growing. Continue reading

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Rising Threat Of DNS Attacks

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Infoblox, together with transition systems released this useful informatics recently. It is of no surprise that Enterprise Services, comprising of Business Services, as well as Commerce which comprises of Retail, are the top industries that are being targeted. The threat of Denial of Service is ever growing, and where the front-end is protected, we should not forget about the back end that comprises of the DNS servers. Are you prepared?

Australian Mac And iOS Users Locked Out And Held For Ransom

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Here’s another day with a hacking story. On Monday, iPhone, iPad and Mac owners in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have reported that their devices were hacked and held for a ransom of up to $100 to release their devices. That said, only a handful of lucky ones were able to escape this hacking spree. Continue reading

Change Your eBay Passwords If You Have Not!

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Well, 2 weeks ago was world password day and we asked you to change your passwords recently. Have you taken our advise to change it? Well, the latest victim to fall into the hacking sphere is eBay Inc, whom have announced that their client identity information including emails, addresses and birthdays was stolen in a hacking attack between late February and early March. Continue reading