ShopBack fined S$74,400 over leak of more than 1.4 million customers’ personal data

ShopBack fined S$74,400 over leak of more than 1.4 million customers’ personal data SINGAPORE: Homegrown online cashback portal ShopBack has been fined S$74,400 (US$54,600) by Singapore’s data privacy watchdog over a data leak that affected more than a million of its customers. The company’s customer database was put up for sale on

The PDPC said there is “no one size fits all” approach when it comes to protecting personal data

RedMart fined S$72,000 for data breach resulting in online sale of customer data The names, email addresses and other personal data of around 898,791 individuals were stolen from a database in September 2020 and later put up for sale online. SINGAPORE: Grocery delivery service RedMart has been fined

Second Australian business owned by SingTel suffers data hack after Optus breach

Hackers target SingTel’s Dialog unit after huge Optus breach SINGAPORE - (Bloomberg) — A second Australian business owned by Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. suffered a cyberattack, compounding the data-security crisis at the company following the huge data breach at mobile-phone operator Optus. A hack on technology consulting company Dialog, which

Hackers targeted 8 Shangri-La hotels between May and July2022, guests’ data potentially leaked

Hackers targeted 8 Shangri-La hotels between May and July, guests' data potentially leaked SINGAPORE - A database breach has occurred at luxury hotel chain Shangri-La Group, potentially exposing the personal information of guests who had stayed at its hotels in Singapore, Hong Kong, Chiang Mai, Taipei and Tokyo. In

MyRepublic ordered to pay S$60,000 for failing to protect personal data of 80,000 customers

MyRepublic ordered to pay S$60,000 for failing to protect personal data of 80,000 customers SINGAPORE: MyRepublic Singapore has been ordered to pay a financial penalty of S$60,000 for failing to protect the personal data of almost 80,000 customers in a cyber incident last year. The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC)

Starbucks Singapore hit by data breach involving customers’ names, emails and mobile numbers

Starbucks Singapore hit by data breach involving customers’ names, emails and mobile numbers "As Starbucks Singapore does not store credit card information as per our security data practice, please (be) rest assured that no customer credit card details will be affected," it added. Starbucks said it has implemented additional

Time for Privacy check-up!

Time for Privacy check-up! Is the security for your social media accounts in good health? If you’re unsure, it’s best you do a privacy check-up! This is especially important because once the information you share online becomes publicly available, it may be difficult for you to protect or manage