The data of several thousand Russian companies were in the public domain
The data of several hundred large and thousands of small Russian companies were in the public domain, Kommersant reports on Tuesday, April 20, citing a report by analysts from Infosecurity a Softline company.
Experts note that on iOS, the situation may be the same or worse
As noted, we are talking about data from public boards of the Trello service. Thousands of them contain confidential information. Analysts add that in Russia, the free online project manager Trello is used mainly by small and medium-sized businesses, less often by representatives of large organizations, including banks.
|The data of several thousand Russian companies were in the public domain|
Infosecurity added that companies are posting employee and customer lists, contracts, passport scans, bidding and product development documentation, as well as corporate account credentials and passwords for various services on boards.
So, according to thematic queries, more than 9 thousand boards with mentions of logins and passwords have now been published.
On April 15, Maksut Shadayev, the head of the RF Ministry of Digital Affairs, announced the readiness of a bill on liability for mass leaks of personal data.
Since August 2015, a law has been in effect in Russia that obliges Internet companies that work with personal data of Russians to register as an organizer of information dissemination (ORI) and store all information transmitted and received by residents of the country for six months on the territory of the Russian Federation.