29 Oct 2021

Luxury hotel chain in Thailand reports data breach

A luxury hotel chain in Thailand, Centara Hotels and Resorts, has reported a cyberattack in which personal information pertaining to customers was breached. The hotel chain reportedly detected the attack on October 14. Centara Hotels and Resorts launched an investigation into the matter, discovering that a third party had accessed

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22 Sep 2021

Data of 106 Million Visitors to Thailand Breached

A British cybersecurity researcher uncovered his own personal data exposed online after discovering an unsecured database. The unprotected Elasticsearch database was found by Bob Diachenko, leader of security research at Comparitech, on August 22 of this year. Diachenko found 200GB of digital index records dating back a decade. The information

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28 Jul 2021

Thailand sends Covid patients home on trains as virus cases and deaths mount in the capital

Thailand patients infected with Covid-19 being treated in Bangkok are returning to their hometowns by train in an effort to alleviate some of the pressure on the capital’s medical system, which is currently facing several hardships as Thailand is struggling to contain its worst Covid-19 wave so far. Hospitals in

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30 Mar 2021

Thailand pushes back thousands fleeing Myanmar as death toll surpasses 500

More than 2,000 refugees attempting to flee Myanmar have been pushed back by Thailand. A string of air strikes in the southeast of Myanmar have led to an increase of refugees. Over 2,000 people are now hiding in the jungle and are internally displaced after being pushed back into Myanmar

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01 Feb 2021

Thailand Targets Pro-Democracy Protesters in Sweeping Legal Dragnet

Hundreds of thousands of students marched in Thailand’s student-organized protests last year to demand reforms to the government. The democracy movement now is battling criminal prosecutions. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of Thailand threatens to use “all laws and all articles” against the dissenters from the street rallies. Dozens of protestors

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29 Jan 2021

Thailand arrests 89 foreign tourists for violating Covid-19 rules

On Tuesday night, Thai law enforcement arrested roughly 89 foreigners for breaching Covid-19 restrictions after raiding a party at a bar on a popular resort island. The raid also included the arrest of 22 Thais. The bar in question, 360 Bar on Koh Phangan, is located on the Gulf of

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23 Dec 2020

After months of calm, Thailand grapples with virus outbreak

The Samut Sakhon province of Thailand is seeing a surge of cases that threatens efforts to contain the virus and the residual effects the virus has on the economy. A 1,000-bed field hospital is being set up in the province, close to those infected to reduce the transmission through travel

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15 Oct 2020

Large gatherings banned under emergency decree in Thailand

An emergency decree has been enacted in Thailand to curb largely peaceful protests occurring in Bangkok calling for the prime minister to resign and to impose new restrictions on the king’s powers. The decree bans large gatherings and was announced via a televised announcement read by law enforcement. Several activists,

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20 May 2020

WolfRAT Android Malware Targets WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger

A new Android malware family has been identified by security researchers after it was repeatedly spotted in campaigns against Thai targets. According to researchers, the malware family, dubbed WolfRAT, targets popular messaging apps to gather intelligence. WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are among those utilized by the malware operators, who are

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10 Feb 2020

Thailand mourns victims of country’s deadliest mass shooting

Thailand has begun mourning for the victims of what is now the country’s deadliest mass shooting. The attacker was a soldier who was angry over a financial dispute with his commanding officer, who became his first victim. The attacker then targeted a mall, shooting at people inside and outside the

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