It has learnt from various online sources that NADRA data has been compromised. If true this a a serious serious breach and personal data of millions of Pakistanis has been compromised.
the data breach might have occurred after access been provided by NADRA servers to Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). The access was provided to digitize citizens’ data by by linking CNICs with every various departments like education, health, police and land registry.
Still it is not known how much data has been compromised or extracted. Access to NADRA data was provided to specific users in different departments in Punjab. However someone allegedly shared and sold data online for a nominal price.
Another source however claimed that the data base of NADRA and PITB was actually hacked and leaked online.The data was sold at a mere price of Rs 100 in private groups on Facebook and Whatsapp.