Another day, another data breach. This is how the cybersecurity world is waking up every day now.
But at times, some breaches are massive and sensitive enough to talk.
Cyble researchers have uncovered a significant data breach at Indian Tax Office department which has exposed their citizen’s PAN cards etc. While it unclear if the systems of the department were breaches or a third party system connected with it. Regardless, this has lead to massive exposure.
The breach details were shared at a hacking forum and are now available for sale. Based on the details shared, it appears the PAN cards details have been exposed — which is equivalent to tax file number in other countries. This typically has a name, date of birth and signature and other details.
Update — On March 28, 2020, the actor lost access to the server. At this stage, there is no evidence suggesting that the above-said data was exfiltrated.
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