The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said that recent credential leaks from Domino's, BigBasket and Air India didn't impact the email system used by government employees. At least one of those breaches — BigBasket's — reportedly includes password data, raising concerns that among the millions of password hashes leaked some government employees' credentials might leave their official email accounts vulnerable. The government said in a statement Sunday that this concern wasn't valid: In view of this it is important to clarify that firstly, there has been no cyber breach into the email system of the Government of India maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The email system is totally safe and secure. Secondly, cyber security breach on external portals may not impact the users of Government Email Service, unless the Government users have registered on these portals using…
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