According to the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, cybercrime represented 43% of overall crime in 2020, with 16,117 cases reported: a year-on-year increase of 172%.
It was the latest saga in a love story gone sour when this month, US supergiant Oracle announced the firing of 900 staff from their China team.
The personal information of 1.5 million people has been compromised, including details on medication dispensed to the Prime Minister and several other ministers.
Hundreds of hotels around the world have been breached as a result of a hack on booking website FastBooking.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has been hacked, resulting in the loss of roughly 35 billion Korean won (approx $31.5 million) worth of tokens.