The data of those wishing to take a loan from Sovcombank got on the Internet

More than 150 thousand questionnaires with the data of Russians who submitted online applications for a loan at Sovcombank were in the public domain on the Internet. The database appeared on a specialized shadow site on September 20, Ashot Hovhannisyan, founder of the DLBI data leak analysis service, told RBC. Sovcombank claims that the data was uploaded by an unscrupulous employee. The file contains profiles of citizens who applied for a loan in 2019-2020. Each of them contains the full name, phone number, passport data, address of residence, marital status, names and contacts of relatives, place of work, position, income, date and time of the call from bank specialists, the type of loan requested and the client’s answers during the call. Sovcombank confirmed the leak. A bank representative said that an employee of an external call center who illegally copied the data he received was identified in May 2020. The court found him guilty under Art. 183 h. 3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal receipt and disclosure of information constituting commercial, tax or banking ….

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