September 10, 2022: 2nd Singtel Business hit by Cyberattack – Dialog Group’s Data Leaked
The Dialog Group, an Australia-based IT services consulting company, has been hit by a cybersecurity attack. The second Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) owned business to report a breach in over two weeks. Singtel stated there is no evidence there is any link between this incident and the recent Optus cyberattack. Dialog’s systems are completely independent from NCS, Optus and Singtel.
An unauthorized third party may have accessed company data, potentially affecting fewer than 20 clients and 1,000 current Dialog employees as well as former employees.
May 13, 2022: Nikkei’s Singapore Publishing Unit Hit by Ransomware
Publishing giant Nikkei disclosed that the group's headquarters in Singapore was hit by a ransomware attack almost one week ago, on May 13, 2022.
"Unauthorized access to the server was first detected on May 13, prompting an internal probe," the company revealed in a press release published on Thursday.
"The affected server likely contained customer data, and Nikkei is currently in the process of determining the nature and scope of the attack," Nikkei added.