TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President director of state-insurance service provider BRI Life, Iwan Pasila, on Tuesday responded to the alleged data breach of 2 million insurance users that is believed to be traded online.
BRI Life is an insurance product offered by state-owned lender Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI).
“We are following up on this issue, we will provide more updates later. Thank you for your attention,” Pasila wrote in a text message on July 27, Bisnis.com reported.
Information regarding the alleged major data breach was first leaked today from a Twitter account alleging perpetrators have threatened to sell the sensitive data of 2 million insurance customers.
The social media account also posted a 30-minute video showing the alleged perpetrators exhibiting 250 GB worth of data they managed to steal which consists of 2 million personal users data and 436,000 documents.
Reports on the alleged data breach was also reported by another Twitter account of the cybercrime intelligence firm, Hudson Rock (@HRock) which stated:
“We identified multiple compromised employee computers of BRI Life and Bank Rakyat Indonesia which may have helped the hacker obtain an initial access to the company.”