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1.95 million users affected in carousell data breach

Updated: Feb 2

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“A bug was introduced during a system migration. (This) was used by a third party to gain unauthorised access to personal data of certain users in Singapore."

A data breach has been reported at Carousell, potentially impacting the personal information, including phone numbers and email addresses, of its users. The company has initiated measures to investigate and address the incident, and has also taken steps to inform affected individuals and provide support to protect their data. The importance of securing personal information is emphasized, and organizations are reminded of their responsibility to implement appropriate measures to protect such data from unauthorized access or misuse.

PDPA matters:

Emphasize the importance of safeguarding personal data within your organization by implementing robust security measures. Ensure that adequate arrangements are in place to mitigate the risk of unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or loss of personal data in your possession or control.

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