The Indonesian authorities is obstructing entry to the RaidForums hacking discussion board after the alleged private info of Indonesian residents was posted on-line.
On Friday, a newly registered discussion board member posted what they declare is a database containing 200 million information of private info for Indonesian individuals.
The risk actor claims the database accommodates Indonesians’ KTP NIK quantity, KK quantity, full title, fatherland, date of start, and different delicate and private info.
Whereas the Indonesian authorities has not confirmed if the info is reputable, they’ve carried out a random investigation of 1 million information and imagine a extra thorough investigation must be carried out by the federal government’s info expertise and cybersecurity companies.
“Thus far, Kominfo has recognized a bigger quantity of information and expanded its investigation of round 1 million information that sellers declare to be pattern information,” says Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Info in a statement.
“From the outcomes of a randomized investigation of round 1 million information, it may be concluded that Kominfo and BSSN want to hold out a extra in-depth investigation along with BPJS Kesehatan.”
Kominfo believes the info could have originated from BPJS Kesehatan, the Social Safety Administrator for Well being who manages the the nationwide healthcare service for the nation.
As first reported by KrASIA, to stop the additional unfold of the leaked information, the Ministry of Communication and Info Expertise (Kominfo) is obstructing entry to the RaidForums discussion board.
As well as, Kominfo states that they’ve blocked entry to hyperlinks on “bayfiles.com, mega.nz, and anonfiles.com” which have been distributing the leaked information.
Nevertheless, that is prone to result in a recreation of whack-a-mole as extra obtain hyperlinks have already surfaced on the hacking discussion board and in different websites the place risk actors generally share leaked information.
Doable connection to 2020 voter info leak
In Might 2020, virtually precisely a 12 months in the past, a risk actor shared the 2014 voter information for almost 2 million Indonesians on RaidForums.
Nevertheless, the Normal Elections Fee of Indonesia (KPU) denied being hacked and said that the info was scraped from publicly obtainable info.
On the time, the risk actor additionally claimed to have the info for 200 million Indonesians that they deliberate on releasing later.
It’s not identified if final week’s information leak is linked to this identical risk actor.