Airtel Admits Big Security Flow In Mobile App Have Exposed User Data Of Millions – Airtel app came into the big bug, the public may have had 30 million customers personal information

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India’s third largest mobile network Airtel in a bug was found which its 30 million users of personal data can put you in danger was. This technical drawback Airtel mobile app, the application program interface (API) in the pie was. It through the hackers Numbers only through the clients of the information gain Can were.

These information-name, birthdate, email, address, subscription-related notifications and IMEI number like the things included were. Although this bug is now fix have been taken. Are a spokesperson said, “Airtel’s digital platform is highly secured. Customer privacy is very important to us and we are your digital platforms to ensure the safety of the better arrangements to do.”

This bug is the address of the independent security researcher has Ahmed had planted. He told that in just 15 minutes this drawback about was revealed. The above described information in addition to consumers of the IMEI number also can be traced was. IMEI number every mobile device to determine a specific number is.

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), according to the report, by the end of 2019 Airtel closer to 32 million of the 50 million consumer were. Vodafone-Idea (37 million 20 million) and Reliance Jio (35 million to 50 million) after customers in case of Airtel is the third large company. In October this year, just dial the name of the local search service of your API in the drawback was explored. This drawback in India due to her 15 million 60 million users may be affected were.

In India data for safety there is no specific law. However, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the lines of the government in 2018 Personal Data Protection Law a draft of the present was whom the personal data protection bill is known. This proposed law in the collect data, to process and to store rules are suggested, including penalties and compensation provisions have been placed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed Union Cabinet has four December on personal data protection bill is approved.

India’s third largest mobile network Airtel in a bug was found which its 30 million users of personal data can put you in danger was. This technical drawback Airtel mobile app, the application program interface (API) in the pie was. It through the hackers Numbers only through the clients of the information gain Can were.

These information-name, birthdate, email, address, subscription-related notifications and IMEI number like the things included were. Although this bug is now fix have been taken. Are a spokesperson said, “Airtel’s digital platform is highly secured. Customer privacy is very important to us and we are your digital platforms to ensure the safety of the better arrangements to do.”

This bug is the address of the independent security researcher has Ahmed had planted. He told that in just 15 minutes this drawback about was revealed. The above described information in addition to consumers of the IMEI number also can be traced was. IMEI number every mobile device to determine a specific number is.


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Catherine Feather is a Data Engineer with expertise in Python, Pandas, Numpy, Web Scraping, Pyspark, SQL and MongoDB. She analyses the business concerns and supports the company to manage them adequately. She is also a bookworm so, when not working you will find her lost in a book. Jane Austen is her favorite author!

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