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MCMC, data commission need more powers to deal with cyber-crimes, says...

Building a case against cyber-criminals takes time and effort.

Ex-staffers at contractor firm caused data breach, says Malindo Air

The airline says duo had 'improperly accessed' and stolen personal data of its customers at development centre in India.

Airlines data leak report not by us, says Moscow-based cybersecurity firm

Kaspersky Lab says it merely sent an alert to its Security Cloud users in Thailand and Malaysia.

Ministry awaiting report on Malindo passenger data breach

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says this is a very important matter as many are concerned over the issue of security.

Malindo Air confirms passenger data breach

This follows report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab that details of 30 million passengers of Malindo and fellow Lion Group subsidiary, Thai Lion Air, were posted in online forums.

Netflix probing claims of illegal ‘RM10’ accounts

It says it is aware of the issue and urges suspicious users to check for signs of unauthorised activity.

Binge-watching thieves give all-new meaning to ‘Netflix and chill’

For as low as RM10, usernames and passwords of Netflix users are offered online.

Equifax nears US$700 million settlement of probes into data breach

The agreement with authorities including the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general may be announced as soon as Monday.

NY AG probes Facebook over storage of ‘unauthorised’ email contacts

Last week, Facebook said it may have 'unintentionally uploaded' email contacts of up to 1.5 million new users since May 2016.

State-sponsored espionage group Whitefly behind Singapore cyberattack, says report

Authorities say the attack illegally accessed and copied personal details of clinical patients including high-ranking politicians.

Merkel’s coalition partner demands answers over German data breach

The government said that personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures, including Merkel had been published online.

German cyber defence agency defends handling of data breach

The incident appeared to be one of Germany's most far-reaching data breaches, with personal data of hundreds of German politicians and public figures published online.

Cathay Pacific says sophisticated data hack lasted months

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog said last week that it was investigating the breach the carrier disclosed seven months after detection

Cathay Pacific data breach probed by Hong Kong privacy watchdog

The investigation will look into security measures taken by the airline to safeguard its customers’ private data among others.

Chinese police arrest 21 over data theft at Alibaba’s delivery arm

More than 10 million pieces of client data were stolen.

Andy Mukherjee: Singapore data breach could damage banks’ health

The banks’ primary aim is to own rich and varied customer data. However, following the SingHealth breach, privacy and security are bound to get a closer regulatory look.

Facebook shares slip on report of widened probe on data scandal

Facebook faced intense scrutiny from the embarrassing scandal that affected millions of users whose data was improperly accessed by the political consultancy.

Probe into Facebook’s data breach broadens- Washington Post

The emphasis has been on what Facebook has reported publicly about its sharing of information with Cambridge Analytica, the Washington Post report said.

PH mulls making internet access constitutional right

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says it will provide access to information without any political elements.

Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach

Facebook said Wednesday the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, as Mark Zuckerberg defended his leadership at the huge social network.

Saks Fifth Avenue data breached

News reports put at five million affected credit and debit cards and says hackers had put these numbers up for sale on the "dark web," where criminals operate.

MCMC, data company seek to strike out Fahmi’s suit

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission says it should not be held responsible for implementing orders from the minister.

Facebook data breach, trade worries weigh on global stocks

Major US indices has shed more than 1% following reports that Cambridge Analytica stole information from 50 million Facebook user profiles to help design software to predict and influence voters' choices.

Probe into data leak ongoing, says Jailani

Deputy communications and multimedia minister says witnesses have been called in to have their statements recorded.