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More than 2,100 servers in Malaysia have been hacked into, says cybersecurity agency

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Malaysia's national cybersecurity agency said it detected intrusions in several local servers for years and issued advisories to victims but ignorance was still making them easy targets for hackers.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's national cybersecurity agency said it detected intrusions in several local servers for years and issued advisories to victims but ignorance was still making them easy targets for hackers.

It was found that over 2,100 servers have been compromised and their access sold to hackers for as low as RM29 (S$9.50) up to RM24,600 on an underground cybercrime shopping website, xDedic, the "eBay of cybercrime" where hackers shop access and passwords for infiltrated servers worldwide for criminals to buy.

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