A report by cybersecurity firm Cyble has found personal data of 29 Mn Indian job seekers on the dark web, available for sale, free of cost. Cyble in its blog post said that it has identified a sensitive data breach on the darkweb where an “actor” has leaked personal details of 29 Mn job seekers from the various states.
“The original leak appears to be from a resume aggregator service collecting data from various known job portals,” it said. The number of data breaches in India has shot up in the past few years. According to MeitY, India witnessed 3.94 Lakh instances of cybersecurity incidents in 2019.
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