Hackers steal 1.5 mn health records in Singapore’s worst cyber attack

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Singapore, July 20: Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the “unprecedented” attack, authorities said today.

In the biggest data breach in the city-state’s history, a government database was broken into in a “deliberate, targeted and well-planned” strike, the health and information ministries said in a joint statement.