The Anonymous hacker group stepped up cyber attacks across Southeast Asia, targeting websites in the Philippines and Singapore before a global protest today against censorship and government corruption.
Singapore authorities are investigating five men suspected of hacking websites belonging to offices of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the president after charging another with defacing Lee’s town council portal.
It looked and felt surreal. Independence Square, particularly at night, seemed like footage from Woodstock and “Apocalypse Now” spliced together, only with priests and prayers instead of dope and booze.
Singapore authorities are investigating a breach of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s website last night, one day after he said he would track down a group that announced plans to hack government online portals.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit shut down its MyBART site yesterday after a hacker obtained the contact information of at least 2,400 users, a move that the Internet group known as Anonymous said it orchestrated.
Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, appeared alongside Queen Elizabeth II at the state opening of Parliament today in the clearest signal yet she’ll become queen when her husband Prince Charles becomes king, according to an historian specializing in the British royal family.
A group called Anonymous hacked a website owned by Singapore’s biggest newspaper publisher, having warned earlier it will mount cyber attacks on the government over its online media licensing framework.
Standard Chartered Plc said wealthy clients’ confidential information was stolen in Singapore from a printing company, underscoring the vulnerability of global banks to attacks from hackers and thieves.