Be Careful When You Share Your Mobile Number

Before you hand over your number, ask yourself: Is it worth the risk? This question is crucial now that our primary phone numbers have shifted from landlines to mobile devices, our most intimate tools, which often live with us around the clock. Our mobile phone...

Raw Fingerprint Can Be Use For Malicious Purpose

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and Defence firms In a search last week, the researchers found Biostar 2’s database was unprotected and mostly unencrypted. They were able to search the database by manipulating the URL search criteria...

Ikea Says Sorry For Customer Data Breach

This is an example of a small overlook that cause personal data breach that tarnish the brand. A spokesman for Ikea Singapore said the incident occurred at 4.57pm last Thursday and that it “regretfully made an error of inserting 410 individual e-mail addresses...

Data Protection Enforcement Cases – August 2019

Six organisations were issued directions for breaches of the PDPA. Financial penalties of $24,000 and $18,000 were imposed on CDP and Toppan Security Printing respectively for unauthorised disclosure of CDP’s account holders’ personal data. Directions,...
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