Hacker Scorn – Tale of UniKL

This isn’t your typical “I-got-breached/hacked” case study. In fact, I found it so interesting, initially I didn’t pay much attention. What got to me was the level of details that the hacker was able to provide to prove the hack was indeed real and pretty much placed the smoking gun in his hands. Let’s dive… Continue reading Hacker Scorn – Tale of UniKL

Singtel breach (2021) – case study

What happened Singtel? Singtel, in a report, released a statement that they are currently investigating a data breach involving customer data. For those who aren’t familiar, Singtel is a Singapore based group of telecommunications companies around Asia, as well as a telco licensee in Singapore. Singapore was notified by Accellion that the data breach occurred… Continue reading Singtel breach (2021) – case study

e-Pay data breach – a case study

Introduction e-Pay is a solution part of GHL group of companies. Based on their website, e-Pay is was founded when Malaysia’s telco industry was just emerging in the late nineties. We have been providing top-up services ever since prepaid mobile plans became popular. Since our simpler beginnings, e-pay has expanded to include a host of… Continue reading e-Pay data breach – a case study

Selayang Hospital IT system case study – Jan 2021

Digitization and Hospital Management As part of digital move introduced by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, Selayang Hospital underwent a major transformation, introducing the THIS – Total Hospital Information System. This system was aimed to provide a comprehensive hospital solution that covers imaging and patient information. Based on research done… Continue reading Selayang Hospital IT system case study – Jan 2021

Singapore to propose Infosec tech rating – a review

BlackHat Asia recently hosts Singapore’s Deputy Chief Executive Brigadier General Gaurav Keerthi. Gaurav Keerthi was speaking on Singapore’s initiative for a voluntary “Cybersecurity Labelling Scheme” that is aimed at rating consumer’s broadband gateway. In his speech, Gaurav Keerthi draws parallel between the importance of public utility such as water supply & sewerage, focusing on the… Continue reading Singapore to propose Infosec tech rating – a review

Hackers for Hire – The case of Dark Basin

Mad kudos to Toronto based Citizen Labs for this excellent work! Citizen Labs just published (about 13 hours ago) an expose of an Indian company, dubbed as ‘Dark Basin’ which is responsible for hacking thousands of individuals over six continents. The victim list isn’t just random joes, but public figures, rich and the affluent, NGOs… Continue reading Hackers for Hire – The case of Dark Basin