Thursday, July 25, 2024
More
    HomeHyderabadMan in Hyderabad arrested for selling personal information of 67 crore individuals

    Man in Hyderabad arrested for selling personal information of 67 crore individuals

    Related stories

    KCR Criticizes Telangana Budget, Claims Lack of Defined Policy

    After Finance Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Mallu Bhatti...

    Agriculture Tops the TS Budget for 2024-25

    Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Mallu Bhatti...

    Union Budget: TPCC Unveils ‘Gadida Guddu’ Flex Banners

    The State Congress party in Hyderabad has put up...

    On Saturday, the Cyberabad Police announced that they had arrested a man named Vinay Bhardwaj for his alleged involvement in stealing, holding, and selling personal and confidential data of 66.9 crore individuals and organizations across 24 Indian states and eight metropolitan cities. According to a press release issued by the police, Bhardwaj was found to be in possession of data from students of edutech organizations, as well as consumer and customer data from major organizations such as GST, road transport organizations, ecommerce portals, social media platforms, and fintech companies.

    The accused was arrested on Friday for selling personal and confidential data that was maintained in 104 categories. The data held by the accused included information on defense personnel, government employees, PAN card holders, students in grades 9-12, senior citizens, Delhi electricity consumers, D-MAT account holders, mobile numbers of various individuals, NEET students, high net worth individuals, insurance holders, credit card and debit card holders, among others.

    Also read:  Tensions Rise as Congress, BRS, BJP Prepare for Showdown Over 'Zero' Allocations: Chota Bhai Displeased with Bade Bhaiya

    - Advertisement -

    The accused operated through a website called “InspireWebz” located in Faridabad, Haryana. He sold the database to clients through cloud drive links. The police seized two mobile phones and two laptops, along with data from 135 categories containing sensitive information from government, private organizations, and individuals.

    - Advertisement -
    Rajesh M
    Rajesh Mhttps://www.telanganatribune.com
    Latest News from Hyderabad, Telangana, India & World!

    Follow us

    3,565FansLike
    179FollowersFollow
    1,202FollowersFollow
    965SubscribersSubscribe

    Contribute News

    You can contribute an article to Telangana Tribune by dropping a mail at newsdesk@telanganatribune.com

    Latest stories

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here