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July 12, 2024

Jakarta Globe - July 12, 2024

Alfi Dinilhaq, Jakarta – Cybersecurity expert Alfons Tanujaya has called for a decisive response from the government to online gambling operators who have hacked government websites in

July 11, 2024

Jakarta Globe - July 11, 2024

Iman Rahman Cahyadi, Jakarta – Several websites belonging to the central and local governments were compromised by hackers on Thursday in what appears to be a retaliatory attack against

Jakarta Post - July 11, 2024

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – As public anger over the failure to prevent the ransomware attack on a temporary national data center facility in late June starts to wane, experts and civil g

Reuters - July 11, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia said it is beginning to recover data that had been encrypted in a major ransomware attack last month which affected more than 160 government agencies.

July 9, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 9, 2024

Jakarta – What an anticlimactic end to the hyped cyberattack on Indonesia's frail data system.

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

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

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).

July 4, 2024

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.