In what could be the biggest data breach ever in India, Reliance Jio customer data has been posted on a website by the name magicapk.com. Reliance Jio, which has over 120 million users in India, said prima facie the data seemed to be unauthentic and it was investigating the “unverified and unsubstantiated claims of the website”. The site has since gone offline and is no longer accessible.
The site has just a search box where you can enter any Jio number andget details of the customer in return. We tried with a number purchasedon July 2, 2017 and the activation date, circle and name of customer showed up. The Aadhaar and email numbers were blank for this number. The site kept throwing a blank for other numbers we tried or kept crashing.
Around 11.40 pm, with more queries coming in, the site seemed to havegone offline. It is unclear whether it crashed or was suspended by authorities.In a statement, a Reliance Jio spokesperson said prima facie the dataappears to be unauthentic. “We want to assure our subscribers that their data is safe and maintained with highest security. Data is only shared with authorities as per their requirement. We have informed law enforcement agencies about the claims of the website and will follow through to ensure strict action is taken,” the spokesperson said in a written response.
The site was registered by godaddy.com on May 18, 2017. The Whois data for the site is not available.