Social Security Data Breach Exposes Virtually All Indonesians to Digital Fraud Risks

That feeling when your government notifies you that your data are being given away on Raid Forums….

A suspected breach of Indonesia’s social security data has put virtually all Indonesians exposed to digital attacks and frauds, authorities and digital security experts warned on Friday.

The Communication and Information Technology Ministry said that it has suspected personal records of at least 100,000 individuals have been leaked from BPJS Kesehatan and asked the country’s national insurance company to notify the individuals about the breach.

The records were part of a sample database offered for free by an individual, or group of individuals, using the username Kotz, at the database sharing forum Raidforum.

Read more on Jakarta Globe.

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