[Updated] Jio Subscribers Data Leaked; Available to access online
It seems Reliance Jio subscribers data has been leaked and available online. Few people have shared a link on social media that allows users to search Jio SIM details.
Enter the phone number and it shows the name, circle, email address and activation date.
The good thing is that Aadhaar number was not among leaked data in all the searches I tried.
I tested this form to search for different Jio numbers and it was showing correct subscriber data. Sometimes, it fails to show the data but trying again will show the data. Reliance Jio has 120 million users. It is not clear if data of all customers was leaked or just a part of it. I tried many numbers and found results for that. So, I believe it affected all telecom circles.
Note: I am not sharing the link of that website to stop misuse of the link. Now the website has been suspended to avoid data misuse.
I have tried contacting Jio representative to check if they know about this data leak.
“We have come across the unverified and unsubstantiated claims of the website and are investigating it. Prima facie, the data appears to be unauthentic. We want to assure our subscribers that their data is safe and maintained with highest security. Data is only shared with authorities as per their requirement. We have informed law enforcement agencies about the claims of the website and will follow through to ensure strict action is taken,” said Jio spokesperson.
While the company is refusing the claims and calling it unauthentic, I personally verified the website with more than 20 numbers and the data was proper. So, I expect that the company will properly do the investigation to find the culprit behind the data leak.