Massive Aadhaar Data Breach: 815 Million Records on Dark Web

2023 • 3min • News • Business


Published On: October 31, 2023 - There has been a potential data leak of personal details of 815 million or 81.5 crore Indians, according to Resecurity, a US-based cybersecurity firm. The data, which comprises Aadhaar information, passport details, phone numbers, and addresses, was up for sale for $80,000 on a dark web forum called BreachForums. On Oct 9, an individual using the alias ''pwn001'' offered access to this data that contained information on ''Indian Citizen Aadhaar and Passport.'' Join News9's Shweta Kothari and Kartik Malhotra for more details on this story.