Terrorist activity could rise as COVID-19 travel restrictions ease; threat to Singapore still high: ISD

ISIS CONTINUES TO POSE “SIGNIFICANT” THREAT Externally, ISD said terrorist groups like the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) pose a persistent threat using their ability to radicalise plus inspire attacks among their followers. “ISIS continues to create a significant security risk globally despite its leadership and territorial lossesContinue Reading

Gaming firm Razer sues IT vendor for nearly S$10 million in losses over leak of customers’ data

The experts also disagreed with Capgemini’s defence that new Web provider (IP) tackles set up by Razer could have led to the particular breach. Razer’s independent specialist said it was most likely that Mr Cabalag caused the security misconfiguration, given the occasions that occurred. For example , during a 16-minuteContinue Reading

Singapore lays out proposals to shield young social media users from harmful content; seeks public feedback

SINGAPORE: A public consultation was launched on  Wednesday (Jul 13) to seek views on the Government’s proposed measures to improve online safety with regard to users of social media platforms, including young people. There are two sets of plans introduced by the  Ministry of Communications plus Information (MCI) within June.Continue Reading

South Korean presidential office denounces 2019 return of fishermen to North

SEOUL: Southern Korea’s presidential workplace denounced on Wed (Jul 13) the particular repatriation of two Northern Korean fishermen within 2019 as a potential “crime against humanity” by the previous government. The comments came after Seoul’s Unification Ministry, which grips relations with the North, released photographs from the two men, whoContinue Reading

Cities in China break heat records, weather extremes to persist

BEIJING: Several Chinese cities broke brand new records for high temperatures on Tuesday (Jul 12) since scorching heat plus contrasting relentless rains wreaked havoc, with local forecasters anticipating the weather extremes in order to linger for days. Red-colored alerts, the highest in a three-tier warning system, had been dispersed throughoutContinue Reading