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Alert! This government website has been hacked, the data of 16 million Indians is in danger, are you a victim too?

New Delhi. A big disclosure has been made by Cyber ​​Security Researcher on Wednesday. According to which the Swachh City platform of the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India has been hacked by the hackers, due to which the very secret information of about 16 million Indians has reached the wrong people. In such a situation, your personal data has not been stolen? In fact, if you use the Swachh City platform, your data may be stolen.

what kind of data leaked
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.

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