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Hundreds of Millions of KPU Data Leaked, Police Shut Down Voter Data Information System


Jakarta, IO – The National Police’s (Polri) Cybercrime Directorate (Dittipidsiber) closed the Voter Data Information System (Sidalih) as a precautionary measure after more than 200 million General Election Commission (KPU) data was leaked recently.

“At the moment, Sidalih user accounts have been deactivated, this was done to prevent further hacking,” said Dittipidsiber director Adi Vivid, per, Sat (2/12).

The breach is allegedly done by a hacker using the pseudonym “Jimbo”. “Currently, several analysis are being carried out, such as access log analysis, user management analysis, and other log analysis taken from applications and servers that are used to identify perp who hacked the Voter Data Information System,” he explained.

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Polri is also coordinating with KPU and the National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) to collect data and digital evidence. The investigation team had previously known about the alleged data leak from the results of cyber patrols carried out by the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).

The leak is suspected to have occurred in the voter registration data which was contain the final voter list in July 2023. The hacker then sold the personal information that contains ID card (KTP) and passport numbers, name, voting location and disability status. (un)


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