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JustDial data leak exposed personal details of 100 million users: IT expert

Cyber-security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia claims that user data 'including name, email, mobile number, gender, dob, address, photo, company, occupation & other details' are publicly accessile

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Justdial, a company that provides local search for different services in India over voice calls and internet, suffered a data breach last week that compromised the personal details of 100 million users, according to independent cyber-security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia.

An Economic Times report on Thursday quoted Rajaharia as saying that the company has not been able to fix the breach. He told ET that the breach did not affect a newer, revamped version of the website.

In a Facebook post, the cybersecurity expert claimed that the attack put at risk data of users who called JustDial's customer care number '88888

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First Published: Apr 18 2019 | 11:19 AM IST

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