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8. 1.5 mil. personal data hacked in Singapore

The Singaporean government said on Friday that hackers attacked its health database and stole data on some 1.5 million individuals, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Lee said in his Facebook post that hackers targeted his medication data, but said there is nothing alarming in it.

The government says it detected problems with the database at medical institutions on July 4th. Its investigation has found that the names, addresses, and other personal information were leaked between June 27th and July 4th.

The government is working to reinforce cyber security with the support of specialists.
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