Daily Archives: 2018-10-08

SMS exchange shows that CPG initiated termination of contract with AHTC

Records of SMS between CPG Facilities Management Services, General Manager, Jeffery Chua and Workers’ Party Chairman, Sylvia Lim, revealed that it was CPG which initiated the termination of the contract between the managing agent and the town council back in 2011 when WP took over the Aljunied Town Council after winning in the General Election 2011. During the hearing today …

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Unemployed Singaporean PMET: No success with government’s WSG and e2i

A 43-year-old unemployed Singaporean PMET wrote to transitioning.org recently, lamenting about initiatives from Workforce Singapore (WSG) and Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) did not help him to secure job. His letter was posted on transitioning.org on Sat (6 Oct). Transitioning.org is a non-profit society set up by social activist Gilbert Goh in 2009 to cater to the emotional needs of …

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The PAP has mastered the art of plucking chicken feathers

What has chicken feathers got to do with the People’s Action Party? We have to go back to a famous quote by fascist poster boy Benito Mussolini: “If you pluck a chicken one feather at a time, nobody notices.” His analogy spoke to the fact that a leader or government could consolidate power feather by feather without the people realising …

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75% of IT security teams in the Asia-Pacific region believe that their IoT devices are susceptible to infiltration, according to new global study

The inability to identify attacks targeting the internet of things (IoT) devices as a gateway was cited by IT security teams as a major loophole in their firms’ overall security blueprint, according to an announcement by the Ponemon Institute on Friday (5 Oct). The Ponemon Institute — which carried out the global research study on behalf of Aruba, a subsidiary of …

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MAS issues warning on fraudulent emails, impersonating the authority and containing malware

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) warns the public on Saturday (6 October) of fraudulent emails purportedly sent from @mas.gov.sg email accounts with subject titles like “Fund Transmittal” and “Singapore Compliance Information”. In a press release, the authority stated that the emails ask recipients to click on links or open attachments which contain malware. Members of the public should not respond to the …

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