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IT employee jailed for deleting ex-employer’s AWS servers

Former Voova employee jailed for two years for revenge AWS rampage A Manchester employee has been jailed for stealing his ex-employer’s credentials, accessing its AWS accounts and terminating 23 servers. Steffan Needham, 36, of Bury, Greater Manchester was jailed for two years for the costly backend breaches following a nine-day trial at Reading Crown Court,… Read More


Hundreds of Singapore government credentials ‘up for sale on dark web’

Russian cybersecurity specialists have discovered that cybercriminals have escalated their attacks in Asia with Singapore increasingly their victim of choice Speaking at Money20/20 Asia yesterday, experts from Russian cybersecurity firm Group-IB revealed that over the course of 2017 and 2018 it discovered hundreds of government ID credentials from Singaporean government agencies and educational institutions for… Read More


Ransomware behind aluminium producer’s cyber shutdown

Details are emerging about a possible Ransomware attack that has forced Norsk Hydro to shut down “most business areas” Norsk Hydro, a leading producer of aluminium, is in the throes of a cyber attack affecting production facilities, sending its shares plummeting. The attack was first detected on Monday evening but escalated overnight affecting the company’s… Read More


Cloud Expo Asia and Data Centre World, Hong Kong announce 2019 exhibitor lineup

North Asia’s leading technology business event stack, Cloud Expo Asia, Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World, Smart IoT Hong Kong and Data Centre World, is returning for its fourth edition on 22 – 23 May 2019 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre The annual free-to-attend event expects to receive over 12,000 international… Read More


Top three tips for safeguarding your network when deploying IoT

Ken Hosac, VP of IoT strategy and business development at Cradlepoint, identifies some of the most effective ways to capitalise on IoT’s benefits while mitigating the security risks Love it or loathe it, the Internet of things (IoT) is here to stay. Gartner’s latest predictions suggest the number of IoT devices will hit 14.2 billion… Read More