Singapore’s connection to the Hacking Team – it’s well known that HT has a Singapore presence. The local market appears to be quite receptive of them. In one of the leaks, it was revealed that they also tried to recruit local researchers to develop 0-day for them.
In April of 2014, Hacking Team attended the SyScan conference in Singapore with the intention of recruiting new exploit developers.
They succeeded in making contact with several researchers interested in working with them, including Eugene Ching.
Interestingly, Eugene’s responsibility with the Singaporean Army, presumably for his mandatory service, is to test and fix 0day exploits that they purchase.
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