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Indonesia: Kominfo asks KreditPlus to submit clarification in response to alleged data breach

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology ('Kominfo') announced, on 4 August 2020, that it had asked the digital platform KreditPlus to provide clarification and reports in response to an alleged data breach that resulted in customer data leaks. In particular, Kominfo notes that, as an electronic system provider, KreditPlus has the obligation to meet personal data protection standards set out in Governmental Regulation No. 71 of 2019 regarding the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Transactions, and requested that KreditPlus take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of user data. In addition, Kominfo emphasised the need for the public to maintain the security of their respective accounts, and advised users to, among other things, routinely change passwords. 

You can read the press release, only available in Indonesian, here.