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Bangkok Airways Uncovers Cyber-attack on Customers’ Personal Data

BANGKOK (NNT) – Bangkok Airways says that it is investigating a cyber-attack, in which some customers’ personal data may have been compromised. The carrier said the incident was first discovered on Aug 23rd. An initial investigation of the incident appeared to confirm that some personal data may have been accessed, adding that the breach did […]Read More

Asia

Norway accuses China of carrying out cyberattack on parliament, as

The Norwegian government has claimed that Chinese hackers were responsible for a cyberattack on the country’s parliament in March this year, and called on Beijing to tackle and prevent such “malicious” activities. In a statement on Monday, Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said that an investigation into an attack on the national parliament’s email […]Read More

Technology

Cyber Risk: Time to focus and take action

The impact of COVID-19 on financial institutions, the economic downturn, and changes to working practices have had broad implications for risk management. One of which is a growing concern for “Cybersecurity” in recent years, which has further increased during the COVID-19 period with employees working remotely. How has risk management responded and where does it […]Read More

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British Airways Hit By Major Hacking Attack

British Airways (BA) has announced a major data breach in which hackers stole information about some 380,000 customer credit cards. The airline announced on September 7 that the attack, which lasted nearly two weeks, did not compromise any travel or passport information. BA CEO Alex Cruz apologized for the data leak, saying it was the […]Read More

Technology

Russia neutralized 25 million cyber-attacks during World Cup: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country’s information infrastructure was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as France crowned the international football tournament. The Russian leader made the remarks in a meeting with security services in capital Moscow on Sunday evening, a few hours after France won its […]Read More

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High alert over global cyber-attacks

AUTHORITIES are on high alert following a global spread of malicious software in a massive wave of cyber-attacks affecting about 100 countries including Thailand. The government yesterday warned computer users to beware of this dangerous malware. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society to closely monitor the situation here […]Read More

Bangkok

Cyber-attack on Sony Pictures ‘carried out from 5-star hotel in

The crippling cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has been traced to a five-star hotel in Bangkok, reports from foreign media said yesterday. The hackers, believed to belong to a pro-North Korea group, carried out their devastating and embarrassing attack with the help of a high-speed Wi-Fi connection at the elegant St Regis Bangkok hotel, according […]Read More