On Sunday evening, a website called “magicapk.com” surfaced that contained the personal data of millions of Reliance Jio users.
At roughly 6 pm on Sunday, a website called “magicapk.com” started making its way through various Indian social media channels including Twitter, WhatsApp and Reddit India. The website, which came with a simple user interface as shown above, simply asks visitors to enter a Reliance Jio mobile number to get access to “Jio sim details”.
It could be the biggest data breach in India as the data leak in question over pertains to a database of over 120 million users of Reliance Jio. The website seems already a little sluggish and expected to go down soon as more users rush to find out if their personal data has been leaked. It took a couple or three tries for the number to show up on the website. It is not clear at this moment why this data has been leaked or how someone outside Jio got access to sensitive customer data.
Information circulating the Internet suggests that Reliance Jio Infocomm is working on a set top box service in cities like Mumbai, Pune and Chennai
Images of a Reliance Jio set top box has leaked online suggesting that the company will enter the set-top box space soon. The leaked set-top box has a rectangular design much like existing set top boxes and also has a USB port in the front.
Jio is rumoured to be adding a new feature called ‘catch up’ which will allow users to stream content from past seven days. The company may initially launch the service with 300 channels to be followed by more channels.
New leaked images suggest Jio might stick with a rectangular design for its set-top box after all. The pictures show a blue box with Reliance Jio branding on top as well as new set-top box. The device has a number of ports including a standard cable connector, HDMI, USB, as well as audio and video output. There’s also an Ethernet port, which will allow users to connect to a modem to offer broadband.
The company is expected to launch two phones mostly at price points of Rs 999 and Rs 1,500.
Also, Jio’s VoLTE feature phones are likely to have front-facing and rear cameras, and may come bundled with apps such as Jio Chat, Live TV and video-on-demand. The company may also push its digital wallet service, Jio Money Wallet, according to sources.
Source: Reliance Jio to Launch 4G VoLTE Feature Phones Starting Rs. 999 Soon: Report
A new hoax is doing the rounds of India’s favourite messaging app, WhatsApp, claiming that a user was billed for Rs 27,718 by Reliance Jio while she was on the Jio Welcome offer. According to the image of the fake bill, Ayunuddin Mondal from Kolkata is required to pay this ridiculously large amount on the account of using 554.38 GB of data and 44 minutes of voice calling.Considering that Reliance Jio is offering charge-free service for the duration of the Jio Welcome Offer (valid upto December 31), it is not possible for a user to receive a bill.
How to get Jio SIM delivered at your doorstep
Go to the Jio website, i.e. jio.com, where the website will look for your location and if you are in one of the places where the SIM delivery is possible, you will be asked for the details – i.e. Personal details including your name, address, and phone number.Once those details are received, the Jio team will come to your address with the e-KYC scanner where in your Aadhaar card is scanned and details are verified and then your fingerprint verification is also done instantly to see the eligibility, so both you and Reliance doesn’t have to waste time in the verification.
You won’t need to sit tight for quite a long time for the check and initiation to happen and the Jio 4G SIM ought to most likely be prepared to use when the Jio group leaves your place subsequent to giving over the SIM card to you.