Was the data of 6 lakh HDFC Bank customers leaked on the dark web? Know what the bank says
HDFC Bank:Several reports claimed that the data of 6 lakh closures was leaked on the dark web. The hackers allegedly created a fake Twitter account of the bank and responded to users. The HDFC Bank responded to the report and denied the video of the data breach.
Cyber fraud cases are continuously increasing in India. For the last few days, many stories of people being cheated of money through SMS have come to the fore. Recently several news reports came out, where it was claimed that the data of 6 lakh HDFC Bank customers was leaked on the dark web. According to a report by Privacy Affairs, hackers had allegedly posted personal information of 6 lakh people on the ‘popular cybercriminal forum’. The report said that the leak included names, email addresses, addresses and sensitive financial data. The hackers allegedly created a fake Twitter account of the bank and responded to user complaints. The bank reacted to the report and denied the claims of data breach.
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HDFC Bank responded to the news of the data leak on Twitter and refuted the claims. In a tweet from his official Twitter handle, it is written, ‘Hi, we would like to state that there has been no data leak in HDFC Bank and our systems have not been breached or accessed in any unauthorized manner. We trust our system. Data security of our customers is a matter of utmost seriousness and we continue to monitor bank systems and our ecosystem to ensure the highest standards of data safety and security.’
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HDFC Bank scam is going on since many days. Many users have complained about this. The bank has also responded to these complaints on Twitter and asked users not to respond to unknown numbers asking for PAN card/KYC update or any other banking information.
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The service manager of HDFC Bank wrote on Twitter, ‘Remember, the bank will never ask for PAN details, OTP, UPI VPA / MPIN, Customer ID and Password, Card Number, ATM PIN and CVV. Please do not share your confidential details with anyone.’