The police have confirmed that the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has filed a report about a threat to leak public officers' personal information. Responding to queries from The Straits Times on Saturday, a police spokesman said that they are "looking into the matter".
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"Anonymous" threatens to leak personal data of government employees
Feb 8, 2014
The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) is investigating a threat made by a member claiming to be from the hacktivist group, Anonymous, and has alerted the police.
Tech-news website ZDNet said that it received a statement by a person claiming to be part of "Anonymous" saying that the group is planning to leak the personal information of government employees.
The statement also included the personal information of 10 individuals - such as their names, government email addresses, birth dates, nationalities, passport numbers and mobile phone numbers. The contacts on the list included those from the Singapore Prison Service, Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), national water agency PUB, Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Library Board (NLB), Singapore Police Force (SPF), National Environment Agency (NEA), Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), and Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
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