Telangana BSNL employee database vulnerable to hacking: French researcher Robert Baptiste

Mithun MK reports:

French cyber-security researcher Robert Baptiste has found that over 40 GB of sensitive data belonging to State-owned telecom company BSNL, containing names, passwords and mobile numbers of its 47,000 employees, was vulnerable to hacking due to security flaws in websites under the BSNL domain.

A few of the websites were also under attack by malicious programme ransomware that terrorised cyber security establishments recently. However, BSNL has fixed the security flaws over the weekend after it was pointed out by French and Indian security researchers on Sunday on social media.

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