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MyRepublic discloses data breach exposing government ID cards
2021-09-10 18:47

MyRepublic Singapore has disclosed a data breach exposing the personal information of approximately 80,000 mobile subscribers.

MyRepublic an Asia-Pacific telecommunications carrier and Internet service provider with operations in Singapore, New Zealand, and Australia.

Yesterday, MyRepublic Singapore began emailing data breach notifications disclosing that customers' personal information was exposed after an unauthorized person gained access to a third-party data storage platform.

MyRepublic states that the data storage has since been secured, but not before an unauthorized person had accessed the data of 79,388 mobile subscribers based in Singapore.

MyRepublic says that they have reported the incident to Singapore's Infocomm Media Development Authority and the Personal Data Protection Commission and will work with them to investigate the security incident.

For those affected by this data breach, MyRepublic a complimentary credit monitoring service through Credit Bureau Singapore.

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