More than 120 million unique identification numbers issued by the Brazilian Federal Reserve to Brazilian citizens and tied to tax-paying resident aliens, spent months earlier this year publicly exposed on the internet.
The data breach was noticed in March by the InfoArmor Advanced Threat Intelligence team when it found what is called Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CPFs). This number is the primary link to a treasure trove of Brazilian citizens information including banks, loans, repayments, credit and debit history, voting history, full name, emails, residential addresses, phone numbers, date of birth, family contacts, employment, voting registration numbers, contract numbers, and contract amounts.
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