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BEWARE OF SCAMMERS OFFERING $ FOR SINGPASS PASSWORDS & ACC DETAILS

GovTech understands that a few members of the public had been approached by individuals who claimed they were from the Government, and had been offered cash in exchange for their SingPass account details and 2-Step Verification (2FA) passwords. This is a scam. Government officers will not ask for your confidential information including SingPass passwords, nor provide monetary incentive in exchange for them. We have advised affected individuals to lodge a police report.

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RUSSIAN HACKERS PUBLISH PASSWORDS TO NEARLY 5 MILLION EMAIL ACCOUNTS

A user of a Russian cryptocurrency forum has published a list of nearly 5 million email accounts and their passwords. The Daily Dot reports that a forum poster known as "tvskit" posted a list of 4,930,000 email addresses and passwords on Russian Bitcoin forum BTCsec. It was claimed that around 60% of the passwords were valid, although forum administrators quickly removed the file and redacted the passwords.

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