SG: Firm fined $4k by PDPC for leak of more than 400 national servicemen’s data

Lim Min Zhang reports:

A firm has been fined $4,000 by Singapore’s privacy watchdog for the leak of the personal data of more than 400 national servicemen on June 12 last year due to a technical error.

The data comprised the log-in identifications, e-mail addresses, delivery addresses and mobile phone numbers of 427 men from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and Home Team.

All had redeemed credits for service-linked rewards on an online portal, Uniqrewards, maintained by Option Gift.

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