Thinking Aloud

Mind the spooks lurking online

Dickson Yeo trawled LinkedIn for contacts whom he could mine for classified information.PHOTO: DICKSON YEO/FACEBOOK

On Nov 20, 2017, Dickson Yeo, who was studying for a PhD at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, posted on his Facebook page: "Spooky people are trying to add me on LinkedIn."

Elaborating, the Singaporean wrote that a "satanic archaeologist who curates 13th century artefacts from cult groups" was trying to add him as a contact.

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