Ministry still tracing cause of Indonesia’s COVID-19 patient data leak

Antara News reports an update to a breach that first came to light when a data broker listed the data for sale on RaidForums.

The Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo) currently continues to trace the reason behind the alleged hacking of a database containing information of the country’s COVID-19 patients that was circulated in cyberspace recently.

“The COVID-19 database and evaluation results of the Kominfo data center are safe,” Minister of Communication and Informatics Johnny G. Plate noted via a text message on Saturday.

The ministry is currently in the process of tracking information on the alleged data breach and coordinating with the National Cyber and Crypto Agency (BSSN) in charge of COVID-19 data security in Indonesia.

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