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SingHealth attack was by APT group typically linked to foreign governments: Iswaran

Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran, responding to a record 19 questions filed by MPs, the highest in this term of Parliament on a single issue, said: "This refers to a class of sophisticated cyber attackers, typically state-linked, who conduct extended, carefully planned cyber campaigns, to steal information or disrupt operations.


THE cyber attack in Singapore that led to the leak of 1.5 million SingHealth patients' personal data was the work of an "advanced persistent threat" group typically linked to foreign governments, Parliament heard on Monday.

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