Cyber attacks on Singapore university staff

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Singapore, May 18: New round of cyber attacks hit the two employees from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

It undermined the computers of the two employees, includes a researcher who worked on a security project funded by the Ministry of Defence, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to local media reports, “NUS computer science research fellow Prosanta Gope’s computer was hacked on Tuesday after he clicked on a link in a ‘spear phishing’ e-mail from another colleague whose computer had also been hacked.”

The phishing email was saying “Your NUS e-mail account has been blacklisted and you are required to verify your account.”

According to NUS spokesman, no signs of malware of data loss were detected and the phishing attempts were not linked to the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

Wefornews Bureau

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