31 Oct '17, 3am

Malaysia data breach puts personal details of 46.2 million mobile subscribers at stake

Malaysia data breach puts personal details of 46.2 million mobile subscribers at stake

PETALING JAYA - The personal details of some 46.2 million mobile number subscribers in Malaysia are at stake in what is believed to be one of the largest data breaches ever seen in the country, The Star reported. From home addresses and identity card numbers to SIM card information, the private details of almost the entire population may have fallen into the wrong hands. The leak of the mobile data was first reported earlier this month on online forum and news site Lowyat.net, which said that it was believed to have originated from a massive data breach in 2014. On Monday (Oct 30), the site "confirmed" that 46.2 million mobile numbers were leaked online. Malaysia's population is only around 32 million, but many have several mobile numbers. The list is also believed to include inactive numbers and temporary ones bought by visiting foreigners. With this leak, Malaysians may ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/malaysia-data-br...

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