New delhi : yesterday Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers under attack, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), key government enterprises including Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), State Bank of India (SBI), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and several others now face the risk of data leaks, said the IANS report.
Telecom companyies (Idea, Aircel), Flipkart, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), TCS, and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund are some of the major Indian organisations which have been threatened by this massive data breach, along with many others. Official websites of several Indian state government websites have also been put at risk.
But today National Interner Exchange of India (NIXI) has reassured enterprises associated with it that their data is still in safe hands. In a statement released earlier today, NIXI assured its affiliates – the enterprises and organisations which were reported to be at risk – that both the system as well as their data are still safe.