Tuesday, 12 November, 2019

Personal Data Of 220000 Organ Donors Leaked Online

Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak said the PDPC and MCMC are investigating a report claiming that the personal data of 200,000 organ donors had been leaked Personal Data Of 220000 Organ Donors Leaked Online
Bennie Garza | 27 January, 2018, 20:39

This is the second known online breach of Malaysian personal data since the massive breach on October 19 previous year involving 46.2 million mobile phone subscribers.

"We can confirm, that files containing complete details of pledged organ donors had been leaked online as early as September 2016".

The data also contains details of each organ donor's one nominated next of kin, taking the total number of data leak victims to 440,000.

"We find it suspicious, and we will be in contact with the website administrators regarding this case".

The data breach, which was leaked by online forum lowyat.net, involved donors registered with government hospitals and transplant centres.

Information in the database was last updated in August 2016, but the online forum said that, for reasons they were unable to "ascertain", the personal information collected from 1997 to 2008 was filled with dummy data.

InfoWatch Group's Analyst Sergey Khayruk also stressed that the information appeared to have been retrieved from a central database rather than local healthcare servers which meant the leak was the fault of the cybersecurity team.

He said the Department of Personal Data Protection (JPDP) under his Ministry was in the midst of investigating the matter with the police.

Mr Vijandren Ramadass, the founder of Lowyat.net, told Reuters that the portal discovered the leak being shared on a popular file sharing site for free.

"We submitted a direct request to the host on Sunday to remove the files but we didn't get any response", he said. It said the leak included postpaid and prepaid numbers, customer addresses, as well as SIM card details from all major telco operators, namely DiGi, Celcom, Maxis, Tunetalk, Redtone and Altel.

Malaysia's cybercrime chief Ahmad Noordin Salleh, speaking on the sidelines of a cyber security seminar yesterday, said no police reports have been filed on the latest breach, so far.

"First, the investigation revealed that the leak occurred nearly 18 months ago, but the database operator either didn't know or kept quiet about it all that time".

The country's internet regulator, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, said it was assisting the police in their investigations into the reported leak.

In October past year, Lowyat.net reported personal information of millions of Malaysians were up for sale on its online forums.

The expert who emailed his comments to the New Straits Times said that "according to the preliminary findings of InfoWatch Analytical Centre, the healthcare sector suffered 10 per cent fewer data leaks in 2017 (YoY) and nearly halved the volume of personal data being compromised".

"This repeated leaks involving government agencies that collate massive personal data makes the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 meaningless because it (only) covers private entities", Sha'ani added.


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