EZ-Link finds illegal transactions on Fevo cards but no data breach

The Fevo card was launched in April 2009 by EZ-Link, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Land Transport Authority and Mastercard Worldwide.
The Fevo card was launched in April 2009 by EZ-Link, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Land Transport Authority and Mastercard Worldwide.PHOTO: FEVO PREPAID MASTERCARD / FACEBOOK

Electronic payment system provider EZ-Link said yesterday that it detected suspicious overseas transactions made on EZ-Link Fevo Mastercard cards, but assured users that there was no data breach.

In response to queries from The Straits Times, the firm said: "We would like to assure EZ-Link Cepas cardholders that the unauthorised transactions apply to EZ-Link's Fevo Mastercard cards, and do not apply to all local EZ-Link Cepas cards used in Singapore for transit."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2019, with the headline 'EZ-Link finds illegal transactions on Fevo cards but no data breach'. Print Edition | Subscribe