Sensitive card data belonging millions of Indians has been compromised and leaked on the dark web due to a security comprise at a server used by Juspay, major payment gateway provider in the country. The incident, which took place due to failure in safeguarding a cloud database back in August 2020, has led to masked card data as well as sensitive customer data being breached, the company said in a blogpost. Inc42 first reported this. What exactly happened An old password for a database held within Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud servers was re-used On August 18, the company noticed unauthorised access to the database and the incident response team acted to stop the attack Data pertaining to 35 million consumers, which includes masked card data and card fingerprint data was leaked Partial access to meta-data from a database non-anonymised,…
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