SIA's KrisFlyer miles among stolen frequent flier points sold on the Dark Web

An SIA spokesman said there has been a "very limited number" of cases where points have been stolen from KrisFlyer accounts.
An SIA spokesman said there has been a "very limited number" of cases where points have been stolen from KrisFlyer accounts.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
A screengrab of a Dark Web marketplace advertisement selling stolen frequent flier miles.
A screengrab of a Dark Web marketplace advertisement selling stolen frequent flier miles.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM THE DARK WEB
A screengrab of a Dark Web marketplace advertisement selling stolen frequent flier miles. The listings offer miles for different membership programmes including Delta Skymiles and Singapore Airline's KrisFlyer miles.
A screengrab of a Dark Web marketplace advertisement selling stolen frequent flier miles. The listings offer miles for different membership programmes including Delta Skymiles and Singapore Airline's KrisFlyer miles.PHOTO: COMPARITECH

SINGAPORE - Stolen frequent flier miles are being sold on the Dark Web at a fraction of their real world cost, a study found.

Among the stolen miles being advertised are those under Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer programme, according to research firm Comparitech.

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