The data of Malaysians born between 1979 and 1998 are said to be on sale, thanks to a data leak.
As reported by The Rakyat Post, a database supposedly owned by the National Registration Department (JPN) has been put up for sale on a well known database marketplace forum.
The seller claimed that it contained four million data that was obtained from the Inland Revenue Board’s (LHDN) website through API that is made for myIDENTITY.
The data consists of full names, NRIC numbers, mailing and permanent addresses, mobile numbers, and email addresses, as well as images present in the database that groups according to birth year.
4 juta data peribadi rakyat Malaysia diiklan untuk jualan. Dikatakan data dari API myIDENTITY pic.twitter.com/UboJAwPlnC
— Adnan (xanda) Mohd Shukor (@xanda) September 27, 2021
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