Cyber attacks represent a big threat to consumers’ finances. Here are a few things Singaporeans can do to immediately reduce the risk of a financial identity theft.

Duckju Kang – July 31, 2018

From incidents involving global giants like Apple to local entities like SingHealth, Singapore has had no shortage of news regarding cybersecurity data breaches and credit card frauds recently. In fact, this has been a global phenomenon: according to a recent report released by cyber intelligence firm IntSights, the number of hacked US credit card numbers for sale on the internet’s dark web already leaped 135% in the first 6 months of 2018 compared to an year ago. As the threat of cyber attacks grows, it’s especially important for people to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of their personal financial data. Incorporating our tips below to your monthly, weekly or even daily routines …