Google Indonesia Hacked

The homepage of Google Indonesia, google.co.id, was subjected to a hacker attack during the Idul Adha holiday on Sunday, 5 October 2014. It was stated that the attack was done by a group by the name ‘MadLeets’. The news on the hacking of Google Indonesia has quickly spread over the…

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eBay Files Motion in Data Breach Case

Online auction company eBay has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it for an alleged data breach, claiming the plaintiff failed to state a claim. “Plaintiff brings this putative class action seeking to capitalize on a cyberattack on eBay’s computer network in which criminal hackers accessed…

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Hackers Gain Control With Software Bug

A new fatal security threat, larger than the open SSL security loophole Heartbleed, has been discovered, according to the Viet Nam Information Security Association (VNISA). The association said that the flaw lies in the way many devices communicate over the Internet. At its most basic, the loophole lets someone hack…

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Call for Legislation on Cyber Security

A seminar on “Security in Cyber Space: Implications and Challenges” organised by the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS) brought together security and foreign policy experts, policy makers and members of the legal and technical community to discuss cyber security issues. Speaking on the legal framework that should be constituted…

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Sri Lanka Highly Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Sri Lanka will experience a massive wave of cyber attacks in the near future due to inadequate prevention methods and privacy laws as well as non-compliance, according to the state’s Computer Emergency Response Team Co-ordination Centre. (CERT|CC). “In Sri Lanka, major attacks have not made the headlines yet, but in…

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