08 Sep Personal Data of 5400 Singaporeans Exposed in AXA Breach
Yesterday, reports revealed that the personal information of 5400 Singaporean AXA customers had been stolen by in a cyberattack.
The insurance company notified their affected customers of the breach via email last Thursday, and any additional individuals who may be included will be contacted Friday.
Eric Lelyon, AXA’s data protection officer, said that emails, mobile numbers and dates of birth have been compromised. Aside from these, no other personal data, including names, NRIC numbers, addresses, credit card/bank details, health status, claims history or marital status were leaked.
AXA Singapore CEO Jean Drouffe also apologized, saying that the firm takes their customer’s privacy very seriously, and that their Health Portal has now been secured.
Source: Straits Times