Explain that the Swachh Bharat Mission works under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Data samples of people have been exposed on the Dark Web. The data that the hackers blew up on Indians includes registered e-mails, people’s addresses and passwords. Not only this, this data includes people’s registered phone numbers, transmitted OTP information, login IP, personal user token and browser fingerprint information.
Dangerous rating given to data leak
LeakBase has uncovered a data leak, according to a warning from the threat intelligence team of cyber security firm intelligence firm CloudSEK. Also it has been given C3 rating. This means that the news of the data leak is completely reliable and absolutely true.
Leaked date will be sold
The size of the leaked database is 1.25 GB. According to the leaked report, personal details such as phone number and e-mail address have been made available for sale. In such a situation, there is a possibility that the leaked details can be misused.
how to defend
If you think that your data may be stolen, it is better for every user to create strong passwords. Also, the government should come up with a strong password policy. Apart from this, MFA i.e. Multi-Factor Authentication should login instead.