Head, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection KK Lim comments in the Straits Times article titled "Malicious login attacks on media sites in Singapore more than doubled: Cyber security report"

Head, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection KK Lim comments in the Straits Times article titled "Malicious login attacks on media sites in Singapore more than doubled: Cyber security report"
20 Jul 2020

Harry Elias Partnership LLP Head of Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection KK Lim shares his thoughts with the Straits Times on how Singapore's well-connected nature made it natural target for credential stuffing attacks. The article titled "Malicious login attacks on media sites in Singapore more than doubled: Cyber security report" was first published on 20 July 2020.

A new cyber security study by Akamai has reported that Singapore's media sites were hit so often by "credential stuffing" attacks that it ranked 8th out of more than 130 countries surveyed. Amongst others, KK commented, "The year-on-year percentage change as reported by Akamai and the change of 142 per cent for Singapore is not a surprise as the country is a highly connected node and extremely high level of Internet usage including mobile telephone ownership among the citizenry."

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