Akado Telecom Accidentally Leaks Customers' Names, Phone Numbers, And Addresses

Akado Telecom, a Russian internet provider operating in Moscow, accidentally uploaded the personal information of thousands of customers to RIPE NCC's servers, according to Reuters.

Reuters managed to find and access hundreds of personal records of Akado Telekom customers, among which they were able to see the addresses and phone numbers of Russian government officials and some Russian celebrities.

The leaked customer information was unintentionally uploaded to the database of RIPE NCC by Akado Telecom employees who forgot to sanitize it beforehand by removing the unneeded personal info.

According to RIPE NCC's website, it is "is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities that support the operation of the Internet globally."

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