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Application Security , Breach Notification , COVID-19
Millions of Indonesian Residents, Including President Widodo, Affected Soumik Ghosh • September 7, 2021 A screenshot of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, allegedly belonging to Indonesian president Joko Widodo. (Source: Swiss researcher Marc Ruef’s tweet)
The personal data of at least 1.3 million Indonesian residents, stored on two government-developed COVID-19 tracking apps, PeduliLindungi and eHAC, has been leaked online, according to security researchers. President Joko Widodo is among those affected.
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On Friday, PeduliLindungi became the second COVID-19 tracking app in the country, after eHAC, to have suffered a cyber incident in the span of one week. While the number of people affected by the PeduliLindungi leak has not been ascertained yet, the eHAC breach affected 1.3 million users.
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