Critics concerned over privacy as Thailand pushes to tighten cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Thailand’s military government is pushing ahead with several bills to tighten cyber security, but many critics say the move could result in increased online surveillance, raising concerns over personal privacy. Wednesday’s parliamentary public hearing on the amendment of the Computer The…

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Police warning over ‘sextortion’ crimes in Newcastle

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Police are warning internet users to be on their guard against ‘sextortion’. The practice sees a victim being lured by another person online into undressing and sometimes performing intimate acts in front of a webcam. But the footage is recorded The…

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Business groups appeal to China over cybersecurity law

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A coalition of 46 business groups from the United States, Europe and Asia has appealed to China to change proposed cybersecurity rules they warn will harm trade and isolate the country BEIJING (AP) — A coalition of 46 business groups The…

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Rizal Commercial Banking Corp fined $21m over cybersecurity failings

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Philippines’ central bank, has issued a PHP 1 billion ($21 million) fine to Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) for cybersecurity failings. RCBC was used by cyber criminals to channel $81 million stolen from Bangladesh’s central…

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