Taiwan Ministry of Interior denies responsibility for data leak

Matthew Strong reports:

The Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Saturday (Oct. 29) denied being the source of a data leak reportedly posting private details of 200,000 people online.

Media coverage said the information had been found for sale on the BreachForums site Oct. 21, with most of the people affected being residents of Yilan County in northeast Taiwan, the Liberty Times reported.


The person offering the data for sale said he had obtained the information from the official household registration system, but the MOI denied any similarity, CNA reported.

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