New Delhi: Cyber security research company CyberX9 has made a big disclosure. The company has said in a report that due to the flaws in the system of telecom operator Vodafone Idea, the call data records of about 20 million postpaid users have become public. However, the telecom company has refuted this claim and said that there was no data breach.
According to the company, the flaws in its billing system were discovered as soon as they were rectified. At the same time, earlier CyberX9 report had said that due to systemic flaws, call data records of about 20 million postpaid customers of Vodafone Idea have been leaked. In this, the time of call, duration of the call, from where the call was made, full name and address of the customer, SMS details along with the contact numbers to which the messages were sent.
CyberX9 founder and managing director Himanshu Pathak said that the company had informed Vodafone Idea about this. A company official had also admitted to such a problem on August 24. Where Vodafone Idea said, “There has been talk of data breach in the report, but it did not happen. This report is false, the company has strong IT security so that the company keeps the data of its users safe.
However, CyberX9 has said in its report that the company has made public at least two years of call data and other sensitive data of millions of customers. For this reason many hackers may have stolen that data as well.