Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) one of the most popular Indian telecom company. Many users use BSNL service because of it’s Network availability. Did you know that, we can check the balance of any BSNL mobile number online by just providing only mobile number? Yes!
Check Balance of BSNL Mobile Number Online:
BSNL official website is providing balance and validity details of any BSNL mobile number to any users. This is really a serious privacy issue. Anybody can know any users balance just by entering his mobile number.
In this method what we are going to do is– We visit BSNL Quick Recharge service page, and we try to do a recharge for that number. Before you taken to the payment page, it will show Balance and validity details. It’s that simple to get details.
1. Visit BSNL Quick Recharge Page
2. Enter any BSNL mobile number that you wish to know balance details. In Email ID filed you can provide any fake email address and click Submit button.
3. In the next page you will get an option to recharge. Here you choose TOPUP and then GENERAL TOPUP
After choose General Topup, you will get an option to choose recharge amount. Choose any amount from that dropdown menu and click Submit.
4. In the next step you will get balance and validity details of that BSNL number.
This is really a serious issue. Any hackers can use this information to hack that user online accounts by social engineering method. For example, Hackers could call that users and get some personal data by pretending they are calling from BSNL service centre. With the above information they could build trust with users and ask further personal data which will be helpful to hack online accounts. BSNL should really fix this issue.
If you are BSNL user, then you should be aware of this issue. So that, if any user called you by providing Balance and Expiry date, you should not reveal any personal data to those callers.