Singapore’s Singtel Says Personal Information Of 1,29,000 Users Stolen In Data Breach

By Gurdip Singh Personal information of about 1,29,000 customers of Singapore's leading telecom company Singtel has been stolen after a recent data breach of a third-party file sharing system, the company said. Singtel, an associate of Bharti Airtel, has completed initial investigations into the breach and established which files on the Accellion file transfer appliance (FTA) were accessed illegally, reported Channel News Asia on Wednesday, citing the company's news release. India's telecom sector, in the efforts of enabling policies including more quantum of the spectrum, is set to establish new...

With 1 Billion Registered Mobile Money Accounts, Kaspersky Stresses The Importance Of Keeping Your Mobile Wallet Safe

By Kingsley I. Ilechukwu, Correspondent Lagos With more than US$1.9 billion processed daily and over one billion registered accounts globally, mobile money is a massive industry. With strong growth coming from Africa, many analysts consider the region to be the epicentre of the global market. PayPal’s recent announcement that it will expand its Xoom money transfer service to more countries on the continent this year makes it evident that there is still significant growth to come. But this also means that consumers must be aware of the security risks associated...
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