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  • Cyber crooks hit Singapore's health database

    A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.

    Written by Reuters20 July 18 22:25
  • 5 steps to respond to a security breach

    It’s not a matter of if you are going to fall victim to a cyber attack, it’s when. So what should you do to minimise the adverse consequences that can arise from a breach?

    Written by Cheng Lim and Michael Swinson31 July 15 13:50
  • Market not well advised during ASX outage: ASIC

    The ASX Group should work on its communication skills with the market during technological outages, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said in a report released today.

    Written by Adam Bender24 May 13 10:12
  • Five things you need to know about MySQL

    1. Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated. Open-source advocates feared that Oracle, which gained ownership of the open-source MySQL database through its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, would choke off its development in order to protect the proprietary Oracle 11g database. That hasn't happened so far, as evidenced by two significant MySQL updates this year alone that provided features like additional scalability and better performance on Windows.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 May 11 04:15
  • teardown: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

    Everyone loves it when the tech engineers at iFixit or iSuppli tear down new and old technologies to see the tech that's under the proverbial hood.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum03 Nov. 10 02:35