Safer Internet Day 2020: Be aware of online risks

While there are plenty of reports and information these days on the dangers of online scams, Singaporeans are still falling for them and cases have been rising.
While there are plenty of reports and information these days on the dangers of online scams, Singaporeans are still falling for them and cases have been rising.PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: ST FILE

It all started with a WhatsApp message from a close friend, but it led to Madam Alison Chong losing access to her WhatsApp account for 12 hours last month.

"She said she had accidentally sent her verification code to me and asked if I could sent it back to her," recounted Madam Chong.

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