Singapore Marina Bay Sands reward members data breached, over 650k people exposed
Between October 19 and 20, Marina Bay Sands (MBS), the iconic integrated resort in Singapore experienced a data security breach where an unauthorized third party accessed the personal information of approximately 665,000 members of their non-casino rewards program, Sands LifeStyle.
The incident was identified on 20th of October. The compromised data included the members':
Tthe Chief Operating Officer of MBS, communicated to the members via email, ensuring immediate actions were taken to resolve the security issue. He reassured them that, according to the ongoing investigations, there was no evidence that the data had been misused or that the casino rewards program, Sands Rewards Club, was affected.
Unfortunately, no details are available as to the nature of the attack that caused the data breach.
MBS has reported the breach to the relevant authorities and has engaged an external cybersecurity firm to enhance their data protection systems. Members have been advised to remain vigilant for suspicious activity within their accounts and to be cautious of phishing attempts. Precautionary steps recommended include changing login credentials regularly and being wary of malicious links that could lead to websites aiming to steal personal information.