AsiaOne | 2021-04-07 04:59

The personal data of 30,000 users who utilised NTUC's e2i services from Nov 2018 till March 12, 2021 has been lost to a malware attack. e2i provides skills training and job matching services for workers. According to their e2i website, anyone who participated in certain e2i's events or utilised their services such as having attended a job fair, employability workshop, or career coaching could have been affected. Alerted to a data incident where the mailbox of an employee of a third-party vendor, contact centre services firm i-vic International, had been infected by malware, e2i launched an investigation and reported this data breach to the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) and the Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team (SingCERT). But we have little control as to how our data is dealt with by third party vendors. According to Evan Dumas, Regional Director, Southeast As…

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