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Over 57,000 StarHub customers hit by data breach, Tech News & Top Stories

The identity card numbers, mobile numbers and e-mail addresses belonging to 57,191 StarHub customers have been leaked online, six months after a similar leak of Singtel customers’ personal data.

In a statement yesterday, StarHub said its cyber-security team discovered the data breach on July 6 when it was performing online surveillance.

The team found an illegally uploaded file containing the personal data of its customers on a third-party data dump website. The affected customers had subscribed to StarHub services before 2007.

Apologising for the leak, StarHub chief executive Nikhil Eapen said: “Data security and customer privacy are serious matters for

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More than 57,000 StarHub customers’ personal data leaked, Tech News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The identity card numbers, mobile numbers and e-mail addresses belonging to 57,191 StarHub customers have been leaked online, six months after a similar leak of Singtel customers’ personal data.

In a statement on Friday (Aug 6), StarHub said its cyber-security team discovered the data breach on July 6 when it was performing online surveillance.

The team found an illegally uploaded file containing the personal data of its customers on a third-party data dump website. The affected customers had subscribed to StarHub services before 2007.

Apologising for the leak, Mr Nikhil Eapen, StarHub’s chief executive, said: “Data security and

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