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Indonesia Investigates Third Possible Data Leak Within One Year

Jan. 7, 2022, 1:16 AM

Indonesia is conducting an investigation into a potential leak of information belonging to 6 million people, mostly Covid-19 patients, in what could be the third cyber data breach that hit the government within a year.

The medical records, managed by the Health Ministry, carry details of Covid-19 patient informations, including ID card numbers, phone details, residential address, as well as laboratory and radiology results, said ministry spokeswoman Siti Nadia Tarmizi.

The Ministry of Communications is coordinating with the Health Ministry and the National Cyber and Code Agency, known as BSSN, on the possible data leak, the government said in a ...

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