New Delhi: Cyberbad police in Telengana have busted a giant knowledge theft community, which is believed to have over knowledge of over 66.9 crore individuals and companies. One individual was arrested by the police in relation to the case. It is predicted that the information is split into 104 classes and belonged to individuals of over 24 states and eight metropolitan cities. The accused is recognized as Vinay Bhadwaj. He was hiding his knowledge theft underneath his web site “Inspirewebz” and primarily based at Faridabad, Harayan. He offered the dataset to the shoppers through cloud drive hyperlinks.
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“The accused has been found to possess data from various sources, including Byjus, Vedantu, cab users,GST, RTO, Amazon,Netflix,Paytm, Phonepe etc. The accused was operating through a website called ‘InspireWebz’ based in Faridabad, Haryana, and was selling the database to clients,” Cyberabad Police tweeted.
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“The accused had been holding data from 135 categories containing sensitive information of government, private organizations, and individuals, and the police seized two mobile phones, two laptops, and the data during the arrest,” It added.
#CyberabadPolice busted a knowledge theft gang who has been concerned within the theft, procurement, holding, and promoting of non-public and confidential knowledge of 66.9 crore people and organizations throughout 24 states and eight metropolitan cities. pic.twitter.com/Y6bdOfbGUF
— Cyberabad Police (@cyberabadpolice) April 1, 2023
The accussed stole the private and delicate knowledge illegally after which offered available in the market. The perpetrator has the information of scholars of ed-tech companies BYJU’s and Vedantu. The accused additionally held the shopper knowledge fo main organisation like GST (Pan India), RTO (Pan India), Amazon, Netflix, Paytm, Instagram, Zomato, Policy Bazar, and so forth.
Source web site: zeenews.india.com