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
Internet & Social Media
September 16, 2021
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
M. Rizqi Akbar, Jakarta – Social media have a very important role in today's life.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 – 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 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
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
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
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 – 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
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
As military operations intensify in West Papua, internet services to the capital of Indonesia's Papua province have been cut.
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
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
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police's virtual police feature will now monitor hate speech contents on the WhatsApp messenger app.
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