Irene Tham reports an e-mail gaffe exposed the data of Singapore students:
The personal data of more than 1,900 pupils from Henry Park Primary School was leaked two weeks ago, in the second such case reported here since patrons of karaoke chain K Box had their details exposed last September.
A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet containing the children’s particulars was mistakenly sent out to some 1,200 parents on March 12 as part of an update about a school event.
The file contains the names and birth certificate numbers of all 1,900 pupils in the school, along with the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of their parents.
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