SINGAPORE (Feb 4): Marketing manager Ajmal Khan, 29, was having a lazy Sunday afternoon watching television with his mother when his phone rang. It was the Ministry of Health (MOH) asking if it was a good time to speak with him privately. For a brief moment, Ajmal wondered if he had forgotten to pay for his medication. But it turned out to be a far more severe matter. He was told his sensitive medical information had been exposed. His name, contact details, address, identification number and HIV status were online. The person on the phone told him the details were leaked by a former employee who has been charged under the Official Secrets Act, but could not answer his other questions.

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