2 Data Leaks Reported in Indonesia's COVID-19 Tracking Apps

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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.

PeduliLindungi Leak

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