Data breach of the Ministry of Home Affairs Nepal

 Kathmandu. Data breach of the Ministry of Home Affairs Nepal, the personal information of Nepali citizens has been leaked online. It has been found that sensitive details of citizens are leaked from the websites of various ministries and departments of the government.

The District Administration Office, Makawanpur has been posting the details of the service recipients online. But security experts have expressed concern that the release of a citizen's personal details could lead to possible cyber-attacks and abuse.

A Google search engine for ' sanket number' reveals the details of the service recipients who have obtained passport services from the District Administration Office, Makwanpur.

It includes the name, address, citizenship number, passport number and other details of the citizen.

Assistant District Officer of Makwanpur Baburam Aryal said that the details have been made public online for the information of the service recipients who have applied for passports.

He said that arrangements have been made to keep the details online and provide information to the service recipients in case the passport is ready.

"Other administration offices have also informed the service recipients by making the details public online," he said. "The old details have been removed after a certain period of time. “Stating that the service recipients have not raised the issue of personal privacy so far, he mentioned that if there is any danger from this, it will be removed from the website.

sources by techpana


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