DDoS attacks are now the third largest cause of outages after power system failure and human error.
Virtual currencies, including bitcoin, are not legal tender and are not recognised by the MAS.
Bitcoin bank Flexcoin said on Tuesday it was closing down after it lost bitcoins worth about $762,540 to a hacker attack.
It is the first mobile operator in Singapore to offer this payment option for Windows Phone users.
Apple in Australia declined to comment to AFP, but it has previously said it has complied with the law and done everything required by the tax office.
A growing band of groups are developing video games and home computer entertainment for the so-called "silver generation" in Japan.
An online furore was sparked after SingTel chief reportedly said telcos should be allowed to charge over-the-top players for using their networks.
The Galaxy S5 has a slightly bigger screen than its predecessor, improved camera technology and better protection against water and dust.
The watch, available in two models - the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo, which has no camera - will be powered by the Tizen operating system.
Priced at denominations of $30, $50, $100 and $150, the gift cards can be used to buy apps, ebooks, music and movies.
In addition to encrypting calls, any attempt to open the smartphone's casing deletes all data and renders the device inoperable.
The new focus on messaging signals the growing importance of IP communications in consumers' lives.
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Nokia X, where X indicates a cross between Nokia hardware, Android apps and Microsoft services, will be a stepping stone to Lumia.
At $169, the Hongmi contains the hardware of what other smartphone makers consider to be mid- to high-end specifications.
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