New Delhi. A big case of data leak has come to light. According to the reports, the data of lakhs of customers and employees of ICICI Bank has been leaked. Cyber News has shared its information. According to the report, Cyber News got hold of a digital ocean bucket, which was misconfigured.
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Anyone could easily access it on the internet. According to Cyber News, this cloud storage belongs to ICICI Bank. There are 35 lakh files in it, in which there is sensitive data of all the users.
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Data leaked by bank mistake?
Firms related to banking and finance are the most targeted in the cyber world. Scammers try to cheat people in many ways. In such a situation, the leakage of data of the customers of a bank is a big negligence. Due to this mistake of ICICI Bank, personal details of millions of users can be leaked.
According to the report, this resource of ICICI Bank has been categorized by the government in ‘Critical Information Infrastructure’. This means that any breach or data leak in it can harm the country. If this data gets into the hands of cyber frauds, it can cause huge losses to the bank and its clients.
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now the problem is fixed
However, it has been told in the report that as soon as the information about this matter was given to the bank and CERT-IN (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team). It has been fixed immediately. This does not eliminate worry or risk. Because even after the critical status mark, there has been negligence on the part of the bank in handling it.
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What is the whole matter?
This whole matter has been disclosed by Cyber News. He was in possession of a wrongly configured cloud storage, which belonged to ICICI Bank. The general public could also access it. The name of this cloud storage was Digital Ocean bucket.
In this, bank details, credit card, name, date of birth, home address, phone number and email of millions of people were present. Not only this, the users’ passports, IDs, PAN cards, bank statements and other details were also present in this cloud storage.
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The bucket had even the resumes of the bank employees. According to the report, when the bank was contacted about this, they refused to accept it. On behalf of the bank, ICICI Bank has denied any kind of data leak in this matter. The bank has given email information that the data leak claimed by Cyber News in its article is not from the bank. On the other hand, the documents uploaded by Cyber News also belong to individual users.
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