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Daily Archives: 2017-12-12

Defence Cyber Chief: Whitehat hackers invited to hack MINDEF

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)'s Defence Cyber Chief, Mr David Koh, has announced the MINDEF Bug Bounty Programme during the sidelines of his visit to the Cyber Defence Test and Evaluation Centre (CyTEC) earlier on Tuesday (12 December). In a first for a Singapore Government agency, selected white hat hackers, from around the world will test major MINDEF Internet-facing systems for …

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Higher fee for ITE and polytechnic students in 2018

Students who enroll in polytechnics and Institutes of Technical Education (ITEs) will have to pay more as the tuition fee will raise in the next academic year. This will be at least the sixth consecutive increase (beginning from 2013) for polytechnics. Singapore citizens will see the fee increased by S$100 to S$2,800 while Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) will see the increase …

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Findings show air miles credit cards are worse options for most

by Value Penguin ValuePenguin's analysis of consumer data shows that the average Singaporean consumer is better off sticking to a cashback credit card rather than an air miles card. While miles cards are popular, they typically yield lower rates of rewards (the median of S$240) while also charging high annual fees. The data suggests that the average person can get a higher net …

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Complaints galore against Singapore-registered New Zealand Fresh

A company which states on its website that it is “specialising in the supply of fresh and pure premium meats from New Zealand” is allegedly pulling a fast one on members of the public. In complaints received by The Online Citizen (TOC), it has emerged that New Zealand Fresh, a company which states that it is in the business of …

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