Three crore Indian data registered with the Indian railway has been stolen by hackers and reportedly put on sale on the Dark Web platform, as per reports.
The hackers have claimed that the Indian Railways data is one of the biggest data ever hacked by anyone. The data of Indian Railway put on sale on a forum created by cybercriminals has user data and invoices of the latest month.
Recently a cyber attack on the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi servers blocked access to the main technical system and crippled the hospitals for many days. Hackers had taken the whole server into their command, and after many days, the hospital finally got access recovering the access and whole system control from hackers.
“The hacked data has usernames, emails, mobile numbers, gender, full address, and their language preferences. The data is of users who book tickets from Indian Railway portal,” a source said.
The hacker, who uses the pseudonym ‘Shadohacker’, has also claimed that he has data on government persons having government email IDs and their cell phone numbers.
As of now, the Indian Railways has not made any official comment on the matter.
This is the second time when data of Indian Railway ticket buyers have been hacked after a similar case in 2020.
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