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Reliance Jio does a U-turn, admits to data leak in police complaint

Evidence indicates widely-used Aadhaar numbers of Jio customers not compromised in leak

Reliance Jio Data Leak


India's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, which is looking into reports of a major leak of user data, has filed a police complaint alleging "unlawful access to its systems," a police officer involved in the investigation said on Wednesday. The complaint is the telecom company's first official acknowledgement of a systems breach. Jio has so far denied media reports and user accounts of a leak. The officer involved in the investigation said Jio filed the complaint on Monday in Navi Mumbai, where it is headquartered. Jio, part of conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd, ...

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 09:27 IST