VimpelCom subscriber data was offered at the shadow forum

Announcements about the exchange of a part of VimpelCom’s customer database appeared on a specialized shadow forum, the Telegram channel “Information Leaks” noted. The author of the advertisement offers 351.7 thousand records with personal data of clients from Moscow, the Moscow region, St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. VimpelCom reported that they continue to investigate the incident internally and “it is too early to talk about the results.” Personal data of almost 2 million of VimpelCom’s 2.86 million wired broadband Internet subscribers were available through the open Elasticsearch server from August 27 to September 13, told “Kommersant” on September 15.

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