01 Mar '17, 4am

Singapore's Defence Ministry hit with first cyber attack

Enlarge Image Sergei Konkov/TASS Singapore has become the latest government to be hit with a cyberattack. A security breach into an internet access (I-net) system at Singapore's Ministry of Defence in February resulted in the personal data of 850 national servicemen and employees being stolen, reports Channel News Asia . However, no classified information was stolen. The breach -- the first to happen to the country's Ministry of Defence -- was described by the Ministry as appearing to be "targeted and carefully planned." "Based on our investigations, [the attack was] not the work of casual hackers of criminal gangs," said the Ministry's Deputy Secretary of Technology, David Koh, during a press briefing. "It's no secret that government agencies are prime targets, and we are under constant cyberattack." Cyberattacks targeting government systems are becoming increasingly comm...

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