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Of white hats and whistleblowers


SOMETIME between May and July 2014, Malaysia suffered its biggest ever data breach, involving the personal details of 46.2 million subscriptions of all 14 telcos in the country, among others.

Nobody knew anything about it then. The breach was only discovered in October this year when someone tried to sell this treasure trove of information on the forums of technology news portal LowYat.net.

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