Telangana police take down TSCOP after breach

Activist Srinivas questions why should Telangana police department have access to 360-degree profiles of everyone.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 09, 2024 | 6:00 PMUpdatedJun 09, 2024 | 6:00 PM

Director General of Police Ravi Gupta said it was a 'minor' data leak, which was being investigated. (Representative image/iStock)

TSCOP, a Telangana police App, was allegedly hacked within a week after the department’s HawkEye app was compromised. The recently launched T Safe app was also hacked. The hackers have posted sample data on the dark web. Interestingly, TSCOP was awarded ‘Empowering Police with Information Technology’ by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in 2017. The website is currently temporarily shut down.

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