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Episode #271: Edwin Kwan: Singapore Marina Bay Sands Suffers Data Breach Impacting 665K Customers; Katy Craig: PHaaS Provider BPL Taken Down; Hillary Coover: Boeing's recent cybersecurity breach; Marcel Brown: This Day in Tech History
Episode 27113th November 2023 • It's 5:05! Daily cybersecurity and open source briefing • Contributors from Around the World
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The stories we’re covering today.

Marcel Brown: November 12, 2000. Bill Gates demonstrates a functional prototype of a tablet PC. Microsoft claims the Tablet PC will represent the next major evolution in PC design and functionality. However, the Tablet PC initiative never really takes off, and it isn't until Apple introduced the iPad in 2010 that tablet computing is widely adopted.

Edwin Kwan: Marina Bay Sands in Singapore has disclosed that they suffered a data breach impacting 665,000 customers. It became aware of the security incident on 20th October, 2023, which involved unauthorized third-party access on the 19th and 20th of October.

Hillary Coover: Boeing's recent cybersecurity breach reveal vulnerabilities in the aerospace industry? Boeing revealed on Friday that data from its systems was compromised by a malicious ransomware attacker.  

Katy Craig: Malaysian police have taken down the notorious Phishing-as-a-Service provider, BulletProftLink, and apprehended eight suspects, including the platform's main administrator.