Thousands of Indians’ Covid-19 related data leaked online (Updated to include NHA’s denial that it came from Co-WIN)
Personal data of thousands of people in India has been leaked from a government server which includes their name, mobile number, address and Covid test result, and these information can be now be accessed through an online search.
The leaked data has been put on sale on Raid Forums website where a cyber criminal claims to have personal data of over 20,000 people.
Read more at New Indian Express.
Update January 21: The National Health Authority (NHA) has denied any Covid-related data leak from Co-WIN portal on the prima facie basis, saying the platform neither collects the address of people nor RT-PCR test results for vaccination, a top official said on Friday. Cyber criminals on the dark web had posted personal data of thousands of people, claiming they were from India. Read more on India.com.