Israel Ojoko reports:
In a massive breach of digital trust, personal information of nearly 20 million elderly Thai citizens was leaked from the Department of Older Persons (DOP) under the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security in Thailand. This alarming incident was initially reported by Los Angeles-based cybersecurity firm, Resecurity, on January 22, and later confirmed by Anukul Peedkaew, the permanent secretary of social development and human security.
The data breach involved a staggering 19,718,687 rows of personal identifiable information (PII) including sensitive details such as names, ID card numbers, phone numbers, emails, salaries, and personal photographs. The breach has already resulted in at least 14 cases of cybercrime, with the origin of the breach still unidentified.
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