Singapore’s Ministry of Defence hit by Cyber security breach


The Defence Ministry of Singapore’s internet system (I-net) has been subjected to a cyber attack.  The attack breached the Ministry’s cyber security defences and has resulted in the theft of the personal data of 850 employees and conscripted military personnel.

Detailed forensic investigations are now underway. A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence stated that the attack was  “targetted and carefully planned,”

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