SINGAPORE – A server exploited by hackers to ultimately reach SingHealth’s critical system, leading to Singapore’s worst data breach in June, had not received the necessary security software updates for more than a year.
Servers are typically patched several times a month. This server became one of the many pathways hackers exploited, as it fell through the cracks of Integrated Health Information Systems’ (IHiS) oversight.
By Irene Tham
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