Personal data stolen from unsuspecting airport visitors and plane passengers in “evil twin” attacks

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have charged a man for setting up fake free WiFi access points in order to steal personal data from people. The crime was discovered when an airline reported a suspicious WiFi network identified by its Read More …

Airports, Student Aid Services Struck by Indonesian Cyber Attack

Indonesia’s parliament called the government to task over another cyber attack that led to airport and scholarship services being put out of service. The ransomware attack that affected hundreds of ministries and public institutions was “catastrophic,” said lawmaker Tubagus Hasanuddin Read More …

Indonesian government says national data center was hit in ransomware attack – but it won’t pay up

The government of Indonesia has suffered a ransomware attack that crippled many of its organizations and caused quite a nuisance for its citizens – but says it won’t be held to ransom. Government officials confirmed its National Data Center (PDN) Read More …

Japan’s space agency was hit by multiple cyberattacks, but officials say no sensitive data was taken

Japan’s space agency has suffered a series of cyberattacks since last year, but sensitive information related to rockets and satellites was not affected and it is continuing to investigate and take preventive measures, officials said Friday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshimasa Read More …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Bolsters Indo-Pacific Maritime Cybersecurity through Partnership with Indonesia

WASHINGTON – From June 10-13, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partnered with the Government of Indonesia under U.S. Department of State International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and U.S. Department of Defense Threat Reduction Agency programs to enhance the Read More …

Philippines Maritime Industry Authority web-based systems hit by cyber attack

Four web-based systems belonging to the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) were “attacked and compromised” on Sunday, MARINA said Monday. MARINA said it deployed its concerned officials and employees to its Central Office to “to implement expeditious measure to ensure the Read More …

Singaporean businesses targeted by Akira ransomware

Akira – a ransomware hacker group -that extorted $42 million from over 250 organizations across North America, Europe, and Australia within a year, is now actively targeting businesses in Singapore, according to a joint advisory issued by Singaporean authorities. The Read More …

Major data breach at Philippines Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) exposes sensitive information

The Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) has been hacked, exposing sensitive data and raising concerns about government agency security. Ph1ns, a hacker who gained unauthorized access to the ACPC’s internal systems, revealed the breach. The hacker was also responsible for Read More …

MediSecure put into administration weeks after massive data breach

Online prescription provider MediSecure has collapsed into administration and liquidation just weeks after a large-scale ransomware attack resulted in customer details being leaked on the dark web. The Melbourne-based health provider last month confirmed the massive data breach had taken Read More …