Biggest data theft in world history takes place in India


For the first time in the Indian history and probably in the world, the police officials of Hyderabad City of Telangana, India have arrested a gang for committing data thefts and selling data of appx 16.8 crore citizens including 1.2 crore belonging to WhatsApp, 17 lakhs from Facebook, 2.55 lakhs belonging to armed forces, 15 lakh PAN cards and some belonging to the Aadhaar, similar to that of social security number issued by the government of United States.

The data bust was revealed on March 23rd, 2023, after through verification conducted by the Chief of Cyberabad Police Commissioner, Stephen Ravindra.

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