Singapore

ICA warns of phishing by fake website

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) yesterday warned the public of a fake website phishing for visitors' visa reference numbers and passport numbers.

The website, singaporeonline-epass.com, has used the look of the official website.

People should exercise caution by checking on the URL and web address so as not to become a victim, the agency said.

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Only the official ICA website, www.ica.gov.sg, should be used for information and transactional needs involving ICA matters.

"We would like to assure everyone that access to the official ICA website remains unaffected and no data has been compromised," the agency said.

"ICA takes a serious view of such fake websites as they undermine public trust in our system and processes."

ICA said that a police report has been made and it is working to bring down the fake website, while continuing to monitor it. - THE STRAITS TIMES

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