Singapore health database hack steals personal information of 1.5 million people, including PM – Au Government want us to enroll in Database!! Or not Optout

A major cyberattack on Singapore’s government health database has stolen the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the Government says.

The attack, which the Government called “the most serious breach of personal data” the country had experienced, comes as the highly-wired and digitalised state has made cyber security a top priority for the ASEAN bloc and for itself.Singapore is this year’s chair of the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) group.

“Investigations by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Integrated Health Information System (IHiS) confirmed that this was a deliberate, targeted and well-planned cyberattack,” a Government statement said.

Source: Singapore health database hack steals personal information of 1.5 million people, including PM – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)