Personal data of 1.1 million voters were stolen and sold on the darknet. About it reports “Kommersant”.
According to the publication, the database contains the passport data of participants of voting, each row is estimated at $1 wholesale and $1.5 retail. The seller told base that he was able to sell 30 thousand rows, since the database is “completely fresh”.
Newspaper interviewed experts, in turn, noted that government IT resources are poorly protected, and officials do not understand the importance of information security and believe that in a shortened format, the data are not of interest. However, according to experts, it is not.
“taken together FIO, passport data, phone number is already open to social engineering, targeted interaction with insiders, for example, Telecom companies,” – said a leading analyst of the direction “Information security” IT-CROC Anastasia Fedorova.
“Rambler” wrote that earlier in one of the specialized forums was on sale for an initial price of 1.5 thousand dollars with a data base of motorists.