- A few days back, independent Internet Security Researcher,
Rajshekhar Rajahariahad alleged that the data of 9 million Zee5users had been leaked.
- While denying the claim,
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India said they had taken the matter seriously and are revamping their security systems.
“The security of our consumer’s personal data and information is top priority for us. After we came across this information, we have done a full audit again. Our systems are not showing any such breach,” said Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India.
He also added that they have taken the issue seriously and working on strengthening their security systems. “We are getting some external auditors and working on revamping our security systems to make sure nothing like this happens in the future and so that there’s not even an iota of doubt in our consumer’s minds,” he added.
About a week ago, Rajaharia had tweeted that there had been a security breach at Zee5 which had resulted in the data leak of around 9 million users.
9 Million users data alleged leaked from #Zee5 again!! It seems latest data leak on 23rd Feb 2021. I sure no one is… https://t.co/dUWNWvNunc— Rajshekhar Rajaharia (@rajaharia) 1614442231000
In July last year, a hacker group had claimed to have gained access to Zee5’s database. The organization had then denied the claim too.
Zee5 is the OTT platform of the