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July 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - July 8, 2024

Emmanuel Kure, Jakarta – A former employee of Lintasarta, a subsidiary of cellular operator Indosat, is alleged to have breached the second backup server of the national data center in

July 6, 2024

Antara News - July 6, 2024

Semarang – The Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) comprises three branches: the Indonesian Army (TNI AD), Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), and Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU).

Jakarta Globe - July 6, 2024

Herman, Jakarta – A document containing usernames and passwords for accessing virtual cloud data at the Temporary National Data Center (PDNS) 2, which was hacked on June 20, has surface

July 4, 2024

The Register - July 4, 2024

Laura Dobberstein – Brain Cipher, the group responsible for hacking into Indonesia's Temporary National Data Center (PDNS) and disrupting the country's services, has seemingly apologize

Jakarta Globe - July 4, 2024

Bella Evanglista, Jakarta – Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan, the Director General of Informatics Applications at the Communications and Informatics Ministry, resigned from his position in th

Tempo - July 4, 2024

Afron Mandala Putra, Jakarta – Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) confirmed that it has attempted to use the decryption key provided by the Brain Cipher rans

July 2, 2024

Straits Times - July 2, 2024

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Informatics has apologised repeatedly for June's ransomware attack that has crippled some government services amid m

Gov Insider - July 2, 2024

Mochamad Azhar – Users' carelessness provided hackers the loophole to cripple the Temporary National Data Centre-2 where only two per cent of the data was backed up.

July 1, 2024

Reuters - July 1, 2024

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ordered on Friday an audit of government data centres after officials said the bulk of data affected by a recent ransomware cyberattack was not

Channel News Asia - July 1, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia's Communications and Informatics Minister Budi Arie Setiadi is facing growing calls to resign following an ongoing ransomware attack on the country's national data c

Tempo - July 1, 2024

Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – Deputy Chairman of Commission III of Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) Ahmad Sahroni responded to the recent hacking experienced by the temporary N

June 28, 2024

Reuters - June 28, 2024

Jakarta – The bulk of Indonesian government data affected by a recent ransomware cyber attack was not backed up, officials said, in an incident that has exposed the lack of preparations

Jakarta Globe - June 28, 2024

Bella Evanglista, Antara, Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly has confirmed that immigration data services, now hosted on Amazon Web Service (AWS) following a cyberatt

Tempo - June 28, 2024

Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – Minister of Communications and Informatics (Kominfo) Budi Arie Setiadi said he is planning to make a regulation requiring all ministries and institutions

June 27, 2024

Tempo - June 27, 2024

Eka Yudha Saputra, Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communications and Information (Kominfo) assured the country's digital transformation efforts will not be deterred by

Jakarta Globe - June 27, 2024

Yustinus Patris Paat, Jakarta – Following a ransomware attack that compromised the national data center and crippled the immigration service, Communication and Informatics Minister Budi

Jakarta Post - June 27, 2024

Agencies, Jakarta – More than 40 agencies, including the ministry overseeing immigration, were impacted by a cyberattack on the country's data centers, an official said on Wednesday.

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 27, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesians are so used to their data being stolen by hackers at this point that most of the time they simply shrug it off, keep calm and carry on.

Kompas.com - June 27, 2024

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SafeNET) has launched a petition on the change.org website calling for Communication and Information Technol

June 26, 2024

Tempo - June 26, 2024

Hendrik Yaputra, Jakarta – Indonesia's temporary National Data Center (PDN), managed by the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo) and Telkom Sigma, was compromised by a ra

June 25, 2024

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2024

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – The government will not pay the US$8 million ransom demanded by attackers responsible for the ransomware attack at two temporary National Data Center (PDN) fac

Tempo - June 25, 2024

Raden Putri, Jakarta – Indonesia's Temporary National Data Center (PDNS) 2 has been experiencing disruptions since Thursday, June 20, 2024.

Jakarta Globe - June 25, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military's (TNI) Strategic Intelligence Agency (Bais) is suspected of being hacked, according to initial reports from an X account known for monitoring

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2024

Ruth Dea Juwita and Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – The government announced on Monday that a cyberattack using a new variant of ransomware was responsible for data disruptions at two tempora

Kompas.com - June 25, 2024

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – The government has been advised to involve professional people in managing digital services and cyber security in Indonesia so that it is effective

May 9, 2024

Tempo Editorial - May 9, 2024

Jakarta – The surreptitious purchase of surveillance devices is a threat to democracy and people's rights to privacy. It is also prone to embezzlement and abuse.

May 8, 2024

South China Morning Post - May 8, 2024

Resty Woro Yuniar – Indonesia's rights groups are calling for transparency from the government after a new investigation accused the nation's law enforcement agencies of purchasing "hig

May 3, 2024

The Register - May 3, 2024

Laura Dobberstein – Indonesia has acquired spyware and surveillance technologies through a "murky network" that extends into Israel, Greece, Singapore and Malaysia for equipment sourcin

May 2, 2024

Agence France-Presse - May 2, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia has rolled out spyware tools sourced from Israel, the European Union and Malaysia, raising concerns about privacy and freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty I

Amnesty International Press Release - May 2, 2024

A wide range of highly invasive spyware and surveillance products are being imported and deployed in Indonesia, Amnesty International's Security Lab said today, as it released a new rep

November 2, 2023

Kompas.com - November 2, 2023

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto says foreign intelligence agencies are interfering in the land dispute on Rempang Island in Batam.

October 9, 2023

Kompas.com - October 9, 2023

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) is asking the national police to reveal information on the procurement of phone tapping software or spyware using the zero click

September 24, 2023

Kompas.com - September 24, 2023

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) senior political researcher Firman Noor says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on havin

September 23, 2023

Tempo - September 23, 2023

Faturahman Sophian, Jakarta – The Civil Coalition for Security Reform urged the House of Representatives (DPR) to use its right of inquiry to question President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ove

September 18, 2023

Tempo - September 18, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member from the NasDem Party Faction, Taufik Basari, argued that it is a political scandal that President Joko Wido

September 16, 2023

Tribunnews.com - September 16, 2023

Wahyu Gilang Putranto – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is misusing the intelligence community for his own political inte

June 19, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 19, 2023

Jakarta – We cannot overstate the severity of the allegations by whistleblower group Indoleaks that the government may have illegally used spyware to snoop on its own citizens.

June 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 15, 2023

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – An investigation from whistleblower platform IndonesiaLeaks published on Monday uncovered possible evidence that Pegasus, a spyware from Israeli cyber-intelligen

January 23, 2023

Tempo - January 23, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Eka Yudha Saputra, Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto confirmed that his ministry would orchestrate information from the State

Jakarta Post - January 23, 2023

Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has rebuffed speculation that the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) would be placed under his watch following President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's

January 18, 2023

Tempo - January 18, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi today accepted Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto's invitation to attend the 2023 Defense Ministry Leadership Meeting.

September 30, 2022

Reuters - September 30, 2022

Singapore – More than a dozen senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to nine p

June 16, 2022

Kompas.com - June 16, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The State Intelligence Agency (BIN) has finally spoken out over allegations that mortars it imported from Serbia were dropped on villages in Papua in 2021.

May 10, 2022

Antara News - May 10, 2022

Imam B, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Chairman Bambang Soesatyo lauded the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) for maintaining national sovereignty throughout

December 31, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 31, 2021

Jakarta – The government needs to add a new portfolio in the cabinet to deal exclusively with domestic security issues, a respected think-tank group said on Friday.

September 14, 2021

Tempo - September 14, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Days after reports emerged about a suspected breach by Chinese hackers into government internal networks, the Indonesian State Intelligence Agency (BIN) – which

May 13, 2021

The Interpreter - May 13, 2021

Greta Nabbs-Keller, RM Wibawanto Nugroho Widodo – The "DarkSide" ransomware cyber-attack on the US-based gasoline facility Colonial Pipeline, which has disrupted East Coast fuel supplie

September 15, 2020

Tempo - September 15, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Indonesian state intelligence agency (BIN) denies the existence of a Rajawali special squad, which has been rumored to be within the intelligence agency.

August 27, 2020

Jakarta Globe - August 27, 2020

New York – The International Committee of the Red Cross acknowledged "the real and growing threat" posed by cyber attacks against civilian infrastructure in future conflicts and warned

Jakarta Globe - August 27, 2020

New York – Indonesia, the current president of the UN Security Council, organized an informal meeting on Wednesday to address growing threat on critical public infrastructure posed by c