Indian company leaks 40m sensitive records of Citizens

The Security and Exchange Board of India, shortly known as SEBI, is in news for all wrong reasons as two of its business subsidiaries are caught in a data scandal leading to the leak of information related to more than 40m customers.

Inquiries made by Cybersecurity Insiders have revealed that two of the SEBI’s business arms named Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL) Ventures LTD and CDSL failed to protect the information of their users respectively, leaving the data exposed to hackers for a week.

Cybersecurity Startup CyberX9 made a discovery on October 29th,2021 that a software vulnerability could a have left the stored exposed to hackers that includes sensitive information such as PAN card numbers, Aadhaar card details, names, contact numbers, contact email addresses, income range, father’s name and dobs of various individuals seeking services of SEBI.

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