Sg: National University of Singapore educates students on protecting their information

Channel NewsAsia reports:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has to put in place an e-training module for all its students on personal data protection, after it emerged that the personal particulars of 143 student volunteers were breached in 2016.

In a press statement on Friday (Apr 28), an NUS spokesperson said a URL link containing a spreadsheet of names and some personal data was made accessible online to anyone who was aware of the link.

The names were of students from the College of Alice and Peter Tan who were to be counsellors for a freshman orientation camp last year, and the list was created by a student leader.

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