1st August 2021, Kathmandu
Indonesia’s BRI Life, the insurance arm of Indonesia’s Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), told that it had been inspecting affirms that the private details of over two million of its customers had been leaked and put for sale by unknown hackers.
Hudson Rock, a cybercrime surveilling firm, said that it had found proof which displayed those multiple computers belonging to BRI and BRI Life employees had been hacked.
In a text message, BRI Life CEO Iwan Pasila said that they were exploring with the team and could give an update as soon because the investigation was completed.
Following that, BRI Life said its investigation was being operated with an independent team concentrating in cybersecurity to carry out electronic detecting and essential the required steps to upgrade data protection for policyholders.
According to Ade Nasution, BRI Life’s corporate secretary, the organization was making maximum effort to safeguard the information of its policyholders, summing the corporate had never provided personal data to any “irresponsible parties.”
According to the post on the Raid Forums website on Tuesday, an unknown user said that they were selling a set of 460,000 documents combined from the user data of around two million BRI Life clients for $7,000.
A post with a 30-minute video of the documents, including checking account details and copies of Indonesian identification cards and taxpayer details, was amid.
Hudson Rock said in an affirmation that they had spotted numerous compromised staff computers of BRI Life and Bank Rakyat Indonesia that could have aided the hacker to get initial access to the corporate.