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