VimpelCom (Beeline brand) initiated an investigation in connection with the information that appeared about the leakage of subscriber data: the problem could affect millions of the company’s customers.
According to RBC, we are talking about users of wired Internet access. An archive has appeared on the Internet, which, according to various sources, contains information about several million of the operator’s customers.
Beeline itself confirms that in the illegally distributed archive there really is a part of the subscriber base, but emphasizes that “a significant part of the information is outdated and outdated.”
“We are seriously concerned about the current situation. Based on the results of an internal audit, we do not exclude the possibility that we will turn to law enforcement agencies to investigate this incident.“, – quotes” RIA Novosti “statement of the operator.
There is information that the base could have leaked at the end of August this year, but access to it was closed only a few days ago. Therefore, the archive could be downloaded a large number of times.
According to the operator himself, the leaked database “contains only the technical logs of a small part” of subscribers of fixed Internet access.