Surge in Singapore-linked ‘botnet drones’, used by cyber criminals to hack into household devices: Report

As more people worked from home last year and more businesses went digital, the authorities detected a sharp rise in botnet drones with Singapore internet protocol (IP) addresses, signalling that hackers are stepping up their attacks on home and office devices that are hooked up to the internet.

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From a user’s perspective, there is no difference between a data breach where company servers were hacked and someone misusing an API to obtain their data.