The SingHealth cyberattack and the implications for financial institutions

The SingHealth cyberattack and the implications for financial institutions

The SingHealth cyberattack and the implications for financial institutions

In July 2018, news emerged that between 27 June and 4 July, hackers had infiltrated the IT systems of Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), the largest healthcare group in Singapore. The hackers illegally accessed and copied the non-medical personal particulars of 1,495,367 patients to servers hosted overseas. Approximately 159,000 of the affected group, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and several…

Chubb warns of new cybersecurity threats in year ahead

Chubb warns of new cybersecurity threats in year ahead

Chubb warns of new cybersecurity threats in year ahead

Cybersecurity will be challenged further in 2019 as regulators step up pressure on companies to prevent attacks and criminals change their behaviour, according to a set of cybersecurity predictions from Chubb. The insurer says regulatory attention will shift from how companies handle post-cyberattack incidents to pre-incident. This will place a focus on how they collect and store data, as well…

Brexit and cyber risks knock UK manufacturers’ confidence

Brexit and cyber risks knock UK manufacturers’ confidence

Brexit and cyber risks knock UK manufacturers’ confidence

Brexit risks have dented UK manufacturers’ confidence going into 2019, with 72% naming it the biggest source of uncertainty in the latest EEF/AIG survey. Cyber risk topped the list of non-Brexit threats. Also concerned about protectionism and a global slowdown, UK manufacturers are more pessimistic about business prospects in 2019 than last year. Exchange rate volatility topped the list of…

Hackers breach 9/11 conspiracy files from insurers and law firms

Hackers breach 9/11 conspiracy files from insurers and law firms

Hackers breach 9/11 conspiracy files from insurers and law firms

Hacking group The Dark Overlord appears to have breached a law firm holding information from Lloyd’s of London and Hiscox, threatening to make public information that it says supports 9/11 World Trade Center attack conspiracy theories, in exchange for Bitcoin. On New Year’s Eve, the group published an announcement on Pastebin saying it had secured information from several law firms,…

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