Tuesday, March 13, 2012

SingTel warns of phishing scam

SINGAPORE: SingTel has warned its customers not to respond to emails asking for their personal information and password, as the emails are part of an illegal phishing scam which the company is investigating.

The telco posted on its Facebook page Tuesday that some SingNet email users have been receiving an email from "SINGNET" requesting for their password within five working days to avoid having their email accounts terminated.

SingTel said these emails are not issued by SingNet or SingTel, and reiterated that SingNet would never request for customer's password as this is strictly confidential.

The telco advised customers to ignore emails from unfamiliar sources and exercise caution when providing personal details online and in competitions, lucky draws, surveys and feedback forms

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Source From Channel News Asia

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