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Telecom Department To Seek Details On Jio Data Breach

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| July 15 , 2017 , 15:28 IST

After the breach in Reliance Jio’s data base, the Department of Telecom (DoT) is going to ask the company for details of the alleged subscriber data breach.

Responding to media queries on the telecom department’s actions in lights of the alleged data breach, Telecom Secretary Arun Sundararajan said, “They (company) have not come to us but we will seek details from them.”

On Sunday there were reports claiming that customer data, including mobile numbers and other details of Reliance Jio users, were allegedly leaked on an independent website.

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After filing a complaint with the police, the company Jio said that its subscriber data "is safe and maintained with the highest level of security".

The police has arrested a 35-year-old computer science dropout from Rajasthan in alleged involvement in the case. The accused has been identified by his nickname 'Imran Chippa' and was arrested from Churu district in Rajasthan.

A resident of Sujangarh town, Chhipa had made the website Magicapk. He claimed to provide Jio user data through his website, police said. A Maharashtra Cyber Police senior officer confirmed that some leak had occurred but declined to share details about the quantum of the breach.