Cyberwellness Reads

We will be providing updates of Cyberwellness newspaper articles here for your reading. 
Just click the links that you are interested in.  (Most current article is on top of the list) 

    1. Police investigating fake news being circulated about gangfights and activities in Singapore (26 Aug 2019)
    2. Police investigate 115 scammers after five-day operation (26 Aug 2019)
    3. Scammers try to sell fake Facebook Libra digital currency... on Facebook (25 July 2019)
    4. Parliament: Fake news law passed after 2 days of debate (10 May) 
    5. Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange (10 May)
    6. New phishing exploit discovered in Google Chrome for Android (and how to avoid it) (2 May 2019)
    7. Pirates beware: Illegally downloaded TV shows — especially Game of Thrones — actively used to spread malware (3 April 2019)
    8. Singapore proposes multi-pronged law to combat online falsehoods (3 April 2019) 
    9. Better Internet Campaign 2019 (13 March 2019)
    10. App popular among school children raises parents’ concern over location-tracking function 
      (13 March 2019)
    11. Man, 29, arrested over a series of Carousell scams (13 March 2019)
    12. Phishing a key threat for S'pore, warns cyber security company in report (26 Feb 2019)
    13. Singapore’s weakest link in cyber security (26 Feb 2019)
    14. New scam alert: Caller pretends to be from your bank, asks for OTP to authenticate account (26 Feb 2019)
    15. Singapore’s overall crime rate goes up, pushed by surge in scams (26 Feb 2019)
    16. Gen Y Speaks: Let’s put a stop to trial by social media (18 Feb 20019)
    17. Sharing on social media can help grieving hearts heal, say experts (18 Feb 2019)
    18. SingPost warns against fake 'lucky draw' messages from scammers (13 Feb 2019)
    19. Facebook takes down Indonesia accounts linked to fake news syndicate (13 Feb 2019)
    20. WhatsApp limits users to five text forwards to curb rumours ( 25 Jan 2019)
    21. New laws to be tabled soon to ban sale of illegal streaming devices in Singapore ( 25 Jan 2019)
    22. Singapore Airlines warns of phishing scam promising free plane tickets (15 Jan 2019)
    23. MOE to take action against Instagram account targeting JC girls (15 Jan 2019)
    24. Singaporeans naive about fake news? No, just complacent and lacking awareness, says Edwin Tong (29 Oct 2018)
    25. Stop cyberbullying Zahid’s granddaughter, says Selangor chief minister (23 Oct 2018)
    26. Unauthorised access to 72 HealthHub accounts prompts shutdown of e-service for six days (23 Oct 2018)
    27. Woman loses entire life savings of nearly $400,000 to scammers (23 Oct 2018)
    28. Instagram ramps up battle against bullying  (11 Oct 2018)
    29. US woman sues Facebook, claims site enabled sex trafficking (4 Oct 2018)
    30. Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites (4 Oct 2018)
    31. Singapore influencer's Instagram hacked, held hostage for US$300 (4 Oct 2018)
    32. Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users (2 Oct 2018)
    33. China launches platform to stamp out 'online rumours' (10 Sept 2018)
    34. Scammer asking for donations using our daughter's photo: Mark Lee and wife (10 Sept 2018)
    35. Woman, 23, arrested for JJ Lin concert, NDP ticket scams (23 Aug 2018)
    36. Be wary of fake SMS notifications, e-mails or calls on GST Voucher cash payouts: MOF (3 Aug 2018)
    37. If fake news was a problem, you should get ready for ‘deepfakes’  ( 02 Aug 2018)
    38. Hackers stole data of PM Lee and 1.5 million patients in 'major cyberattack' on SingHealth (22 July 2018)
    39. Apple Singapore looking into fraudulent iTunes charges, dozens of cases reported ( 22 July 2018)
    40. MAS warns of rising number of phishing scams targeting bank accounts (7 May 2018)
    41. Phishing scheme targeting POSB customers: DBS (7 May 2018)
    42. 2 Thai men arrested for duping Chinese woman of $25k in love scam (4 May 2018)
    43. Beware WhatsApp ‘takeover’ scams: Police (19 April 2018)
    44. Facebook confirms: We collect people's data beyond social network use (19 April 2018) 
    45. Beware of fraudulent messages demanding ransom for kidnapped family members: Police  (9 April 2018)
    46. Teen 'addicted to online shooting games' found dead with bullet wound (9 April 2018)
    47. WhatsApp overtakes Facebook as top ‘fake news’ source (2 April 2018)
    48. Woman, 70, cheated of S$8,000 in online love scam, nearly became a money mule (2 April 2018)
    49. Fake news offenders in Malaysia face S$168k fine and 10 years' jail under anti-fake news law (27 March 2018)
    50. In the war against fake news, public needs to get in the trenches  (27 March 2018)
    51. Commentary: Go beyond addressing deliberate online falsehoods to encourage a thinking society (19 March 2018)
    52. How to surf the web safely on public Wi-Fi networks (19 March 2018)
    53. Using phones take pictures or videos serious security incidents be barred under proposed (28 Feb 2018)
    54. Hardwarezone forum hit security breach involving 685000 users investigation progress (28 Feb 2018)
    55. Are smartphones making teens unhappy? (23 Feb 2018)
    56. Kids are less addicted to mobile phones than they are fearful of 'missing out', expert says (21 Feb 2018)
    57. Email impersonation scams, online love scams on the rise (13 Feb 2018) 
    58. MINDEF, Singapore Institute of Technology partner to train NS cyber defenders (13 Feb 2018)
    59. Chinese gamer paralysed after playing for 20 hours (8 Feb 2018)
    60. Business costs, privacy concerns raised as Parliament passes landmark Cybersecurity Bill (6 Feb 2018)
    61. Child experts: Just say 'no' to Facebook's kids app (6 Feb 2018)
    62. Money, lies and manipulation — the dark forces behind fake news ( 29 Jan 2018)
    63. ICA warns of fake website (26 Jan 2018)
    64. Mother says Facebook 'fake news' took advantage of disabled daughter (23 Jan 2018)
    65. Suicide of Australian teen ad star sparks cyber-bullying campaign (11 Jan 2018)