14 Apr '11, 12am

Security nightmare for companies?

Security nightmare for companies?

IF PLAYING FarmVille on Facebook during office hours is bad, consider this: These employees may be using the same password - for their Facebook and Twitter accounts - to access the office network too. The Government flagged this as a growing concern that could render office networks vulnerable to hackers, as Singapore marked its first Cyber Security Awareness Day yesterday. The occasion also saw the start of a two-day information security seminar organised by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and industry groups such as the Association of Information Security Professionals and Cyber Security Awareness Alliance. Speaking at the event, Information, Communications and the Arts Minister Lui Tuck Yew said: 'Many have jumped on the social networking bandwagon, but not all of us realise that cyberattacks use social networking to gain access to sensitive corpor...

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