The Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Sunday (Oct 2) warned of a new type of SMS phishing scams, where scammers would target victims with a similar sender’s ID to obtain Singpass login credentials.
Log-ins to Government services should only be done at websites that end with “…gov.sg”. If a link received does not end with “…gov.sg”, users should check it against the list of trusted websites at https://www.gov.sg/trusted-sites
If you suspect that your Singpass account has been compromised, reset your Singpass password immediately. Update your contact details registered with Singpass and enable notifications via the Singpass app so that you can be promptly alerted of suspicious logins, such as when a login on a new device or Internet browser is detected.
Since Covid19, digital scams have been on the rise, it is important to remain vigilant. Never disclose your personal or Internet banking details and one-time passwords (OTP) to anyone, and report any fraudulent transactions to your bank immediately.
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