Data of 30,000 who used NTUC's e2i services feared breached, Tech

Data of 30,000 who used NTUC'…

Data of 30,000 who used NTUC's e2i services feared breached, Tech

The Straits Times | 2021-04-05 21:47

The personal data of about 30,000 people who have used the services of the National Trades Union Congress' (NTUC) Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) may have been accessed by cyber criminals. The crooks may have had unauthorised access to people's names, educational qualifications, NRIC numbers and contact and employment details, according to a statement by e2i yesterday. The institute provides skills training and job matching services. It said it was alerted to an incident on March 12 in which malware - often distributed via spam e-mail - had infected the mailbox of an employee of an e2i-appointed third-party vendor, contact centre services company i-vic International. The affected mailbox had the personal data of about 30,000 people who had participated in e2i events, used the institute's services, or both, from November 2018 to March 12 this year. They included people w…


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