Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
Cybersecurity, data protection bills await NLA approval
THE Cabinet has approved cybersecurity and personal data-protection bills for enactment by the National Legislative Assembly, paving the way for the country to enforce legal safeguards for the rapidly-growing digital economy and society.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
AMLO sounds alarm over cryptocurrency-fuelled scams
THE MONEY laundering watchdog is considering creating its own digital wallet to tackle cybercrime related to cryptocurrencies, an Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) official said at a Bangkok seminar last week.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
Cybercrime surges above $120-mn in Southeast Asia
Authorities must cooperate internationally, regulate at home, to stem online crime spree.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Asean prosecutorial professionals discuss cybercrime issues
SOME 68 prosecutorial professionals from Asean member states and China are convening for the 11th China-Asean Prosecutors-General Conference at The Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong, Malaysia.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:42
Asean prosecutorial professionals discuss issues of cybercrime
Some 68 prosecutorial professionals from ASEAN member states and China are convening for the 11th China-ASEAN Prosecutors-General Conference at The Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:48
Sophisticated cybercrime on the rise in Vietnam
As reliance on information technology becomes ever more pervasive in society, cybercrime has grown rapidly both in quantity and sophistication in Vietnam, experts said.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:06
Asean pools knowledge to fight cybercrime
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday hosted a Bangkok seminar for representatives of 10 Asean countries to discuss and exchange ideas on ways to suppress cybercrime.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:49
Cambodia youth denies arrest, says he was just aiding Thai government
A Cambodia youth who was escorted to Thailand for questioning last week denied he had been arrested, but claimed he volunteered to assist in a cybercrime investigation relating to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:33
French cybercrime suspect arrested on Samui
Frenchman Jonathan Verron, an alleged leader of a hacker group that stole data from a British financial institution and demanded a ransom to keep it secure, was arrested on Koh Samui on Friday.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:45
SE Asia businesses at risk of costly cybercrime, studies find
Cybercrime is relentless, undiminished, and unlikely to stop, thus presenting a cybersecurity threat and potential revenue losses for every businesses, according to a recent study.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:20
Social media easy path for cyber-bullying
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - As part of their final project, four final year students of Academy of Brunei Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam organised a briefing on ‘Cybercrime and the Risks and Dangers of Social Media’ for Year 7 students of Rimba II Secondary School on Thursday.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
Online critics of govt to face stricter monitoring: Prayut
ONLINE CRITICS were warned to be careful what they say about the government’s performance, as Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday ordered all state officers to elevate their monitoring of Internet comments and enforce the laws relating to them.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:51
Cisco and INTERPOL collaborate to combat cybercrime
Cisco, a global IT leader, and INTERPOL, the world's largest international police organization, Tuesday announced an agreement to share threat intelligence as the first step in jointly fighting cybercrime.
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 21:48
Cybercrime measures aim to weed out ‘rogue IoT’
TOKYO - The government is working to establish comprehensive security measures for IoT (internet of things) devices ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It plans to probe the domestic network to identify IoT devices that are susceptible to cyber-attacks and alert the devices’ users to the potential danger.
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 01:00
Thailand among top 20 nations focusing on cybersecurity
AS THAILAND continues to grow technologically and through more connected devices, this will naturally increase the attack surface and there could be an increase in cybercrime activity, according to a security adviser.