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September 16, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 16, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian organizations faced cyberattacks 746 percent more often than the global average in the past six months, cyber security solution provider Check Point Software Techno

September 15, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - September 15, 2021

A crass and overtly sexual music video with an apparent intent to demean the LGBT community found its way as an ad for kids' content on YouTube, a viral video in Indonesia has sh

September 10, 2021

Tempo - September 10, 2021

M. Rizqi Akbar, Jakarta – Social media have a very important role in today's life.

September 4, 2021

Kompas.com - September 4, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Buzzers and influencers are seen as having become the principle voice of the government in the current era.

September 3, 2021

Tempo - September 3, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Indonesians were recently stunned by yet another news of a major data breach, reported by vpnMentor researchers, that exposed personal data of 1.3 million people

Jakarta Globe - September 3, 2021

Grace Nadia Chandra, Jakarta – TrendMicro, an international cyber security software company, reports that Indonesia has entered the CRI zone of 'elevated risk', pushing the country to t

Tempo - September 3, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) legislator Al Muzzammil Yusuf in a hearing on Thursday called for The National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) to organize an in depth

August 27, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - August 27, 2021

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Internet blackout occurred in Jayapura's Waena and lasted for around three hours on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, Netblocks confirmed.

July 28, 2021

Reuters - July 28, 2021

Fanny Potkin and Tabita Diela, Singapore and Jakarta – BRI Life, the insurance arm of state-owned lender Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), said on Tuesday it was investigating claims that th

July 7, 2021

Kompas.com - July 7, 2021

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Presidential Staff Office (KSP) Principle Expert Ade Irfan Pulungan says that there is no urgent need to ask President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to resign fr

June 11, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - June 11, 2021

Jayapura, Jubi – The internet service in Jayapura City and its surrounding area has reportedly started to return to normal on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, after a month of blackouts.

June 7, 2021

The Interpreter - June 7, 2021

Eduard Lazarus – For years, Indonesia has been plagued by so-called "elastic laws" – a set of bills that can see a person indicted for violating poorly defined provisions, such as defam

May 28, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 28, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia has launched the 5G internet network for public use in some parts of the Greater Jakarta area on Thursday, marking a milestone for the country's effort to improve it

Access Now - May 28, 2021

Access Now joins 24 organizations in calling on Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to repeal MR5 – a new law that jeopardizes freedom of expression through

May 24, 2021

Tempo - May 24, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Following news about an alleged massive data breach of 279 million Indonesians' confidential BPJS (social security) data on Friday, Commission I House of Represe

Coconuts Jakarta - May 24, 2021

Facebook, TikTok, and Clubhouse may be banned in Indonesia within six months if the Information and Communications Ministry's order for them to be legally registered in the country prov

May 23, 2021

Reuters - May 23, 2021

Indonesian authorities on Friday summoned state insurer BPJS Kesehatan, which provides universal health coverage, as part of an investigation into an alleged breach of personal data inv

May 21, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 21, 2021

Jakarta – A suspected breach of Indonesia's social security data has put virtually all Indonesians exposed to digital attacks and frauds, authorities and digital security experts warned

May 17, 2021

Tempo - May 17, 2021

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Internet connection in Papua, especially in Jayapura City and Regency and its surrounding areas have been totally down since Saturday, May 1, 2021.

May 3, 2021

Radio New Zealand - May 3, 2021

As military operations intensify in West Papua, internet services to the capital of Indonesia's Papua province have been cut.

April 13, 2021

Tempo - April 13, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police through its virtual police unit had disbursed official warnings for 200 social media accounts that have allegedly spread offensive

March 18, 2021

Rest of World - March 18, 2021

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta, Indonesia – Teguh Aprianto thought he was doing the Indonesian National Police a favor when he sent them a message on Twitter in June last year: "Hello @DivH

March 16, 2021

March 13, 2021

Tempo - March 13, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police's virtual police feature will now monitor hate speech contents on the WhatsApp messenger app.

March 12, 2021

Tempo - March 12, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police (Polri) on Friday announced that its virtual police had sent out warnings to 89 social media accounts from February 23 to March 11 for spread