Numerous democracy activists opposed to the Thailand monarchy were targeted during a period of heavy protesting in 2020 and 2021, and had their phones infected with Pegasus spyware.
Desorden group hacked Centara Hotels & Resorts again after negotiations for ransom payment collapsed and the hotel recovers part of the databases stolen in the first data breach.
A new Thailand cybersecurity law went into effect last week, and is controversial more for what it doesn't specify than what it does. As it is worded, it appears to give the Thai government very broad powers to monitor internet use, censor content and even seize property without court orders.
Thailand's new Computer Crime Act gets tough on electronic marketing and spammers will now face criminal charges and hefty penalties if found guilty.