In a Telegram came bot with personal data of Ukrainians, the SBU reacted

Fedorov Minister denied reports that the data source could be the application “Da”

The security service of Ukraine, who previously spoke about the new threat from Russian hackers, launched an investigation into the appearance in the Telegram bot with a large amount of personal data. About this in Facebook said the Minister of digital transformation Mikhail Fedorov.

The Minister denied reports that the data source could be the app “Da”.

“It is impossible even theoretically! First, and most importantly, “Da” is not a database and does not store such information. Second, the amount of information that is available in the bot much, in tens and hundreds times exceeds that which works “De”, – he wrote.

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The Minister also noted that the preliminary analysis of the information of the bot indicates the use of old databases that more than one year available on the darknet.

“In particular, we are talking about the database PrivatBank (before the nationalization) and other private (non-state) databases. For example, in the bot available passwords from Facebook, Linkedin,” – said Fedorov.

The head of Minsitry reported that SBU “initiated appropriate investigations for the telegram-bot available personal data”.

We will remind, “Da” – Ukrainian application for smartphones developed by the Ministry of digital transformation.

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