Hacker allegedly breaches Ind…

Hacker allegedly breaches Indonesian govt database on Covid-19 test-takers

AsiaOne | 2020-06-22 08:05

An unknown hacker has allegedly breached a government database of 230,000 people who have undergone Covid-19 testing. The hacker, under the username Database Shopping, offered the personal data of Covid-19 test-takers in Indonesia on the data-exchange platform Raid Forums, where another member put up for sale the personal information of 15 million users from homegrown e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia's internal database for US$5,000 (S$7,000). The as-yet-unidentified user showed an example of the breached data sets, which included personal details such as the names, addresses, ages and nationalities of the patients undergoing Covid-19 testing at several hospitals in Bali. The data also showed which kind of tests each individual took. "Indonesia Covid-19 database, 230k [worth of data in the] MySQL [database]. Leak date: May 20, 2020. I sell it to the enthusiast," user Database Sh…


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