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Singapore’s IDA reported to have dealings with spyware firm

By TREmeritus In an article by PC Magazine yesterday (‘Surveillance Tech Firm ‘Hacking Team’ Breached‘, 6 July), it reported that a surveillance tech firm known as Hacking Team, which has many high-profile government clients, was itself hacked over the weekend by some unknown hackers. The Milan-based company essentially sells surveillance and intrusion tools to government and law enforcement agencies in …

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Why job cheats cheat

By Masked Crusader When it was pointed out to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore that one of its employees, Nisha Padmanabhan, had a Masters degree from a degree mill that has since shut down, the IDA’s response could scarcely have been predicted. It replied that the MBA qualification had little bearing on her hiring. Her salary and job scope …

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