115 Million Pakistani Mobile Users Data Up For Sale on the Dark Web

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115 Million Pakistani Mobile Users Data Go on Sale on Dark Web

115 Million Pakistani Mobile Users Data Up For Sale on the Dark Web

A Pakistani cybersecurity company has come to an action and dumped data containing information of 115 million Pakistani mobile phone users is currently up for sale on the dark web.

The cybercriminal, who is the big cheese of the dark web forum declared that an advertisement has been placed. that the 115 Million Pakistani Mobile available for Sale on the Dark Web. And set the desiderating price for this dump data at only 300 bitcoins (BTC) or $2.1 million.

The telecom database has been hacked this week this is enlightened according to the advertisement description.

“Database is freshly hacked this week and the data was still uploaded as I glanced and took the data in a CSV with headers for the sake of your pleasure.

Some of the great samples from the telecom database are. Up for the sale on the notorious dark web and it is analyzed by Rewterz’s threat intelligence team.

It has been noted by the threat intelligence team that the financially motivated threat actors are active in Pakistan and organizations with outdated cybersecurity infrastructure have smoothly become a facilitated target for these actors.

Furthermore, the team is perceiving and noting that is unclear for only now whether only single or more telecom companies have fallen been a victim to cybercriminals.

It could not be aforesaid with certainty as well. That whether is the data has been stolen as a consequence of a single breach or multiple breaches over time.

The latest data is from 2014 and none of the latest number schemes (0317,0308 etc) is mentioned and that given sample’s visible result. There is the numerous possibility that the data could be old and the claim could also be false.

This is aforesaid that none of the telecom operators has notified their customers that it has been compromised on their data.

It could be is possible just because the reason of either the companies are incognizant about the breach, the data is old or they desiderate to keep on the blindfold on the eyes of their customers to keep them in the dark.

If the data leak is fresh and new it would become the reason for raising serious queries on the protocols telecom companies who are following regarding data security and privacy.

 

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