Our columnist asserts that the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA), in particular s. 233, does not attach any liability to a group chat admin for spreading "false news".
Contrary to media reports, the official website of the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had not been hacked, although a vulnerability within the site was exploited to give that impression.
An anonymous person, claiming to be from hacktivist group Anonymous, recently fired off a hacking threat against Singapore's financial systems, writes Paul Ducklin.
With a cyber battle between Filipino and Malaysian hackers erupting over the weekend as a result of the standoff in Lahad Datu, Sabah, the Philippines Government is now speeding up plans to host all government-owned sites as part of a new unified security strategy.
The online shopping site of Globe Telecom became a collateral damage of a new hacking war that has exploded between the Philippines and Malaysia on Sunday, March 3.
Activists, netizens, journalists, bloggers, organizations and individual citizens, and even the militant group Karapatan, took to the streets on Oct 2 to protest in front of the Philippine Supreme Court, calling on the nation’s highest court to declare the recently-enacted Cybercrime Law unconstitutional.