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Hackers allege data of 3.5 million MobiKwik users up for sale on dark web; company junks claims

Hackers allege data of 3.5 million MobiKwik users up for sale on dark web; company junks claims

Rajshekhar Rajaharia, self-proclaimed internet security researcher, posted a series of tweets claiming data of 11 crore Indians is up for sale. MobiKwik says it thoroughly investigated and did not find any security lapses, and that its user and company data is completely safe and secure.

Payment app MobiKwik has courted controversy after allegations of an online data leak, comprising details such as Aadhaar details, phone numbers, addresses and KYC details, surfaced on social media. As per allegations, the details of around 3.5 million users are at risk after 8.2 terabytes of data about homegrown financial platform were leaked on the dark web. MobiKwik has come up with a statement, denying the data breach.

Payment app MobiKwik has courted controversy after allegations of an online data leak, comprising details such as Aadhaar details, phone numbers, addresses and KYC details, surfaced on social media. As per allegations, the details of around 3.5 million users are at risk after 8.2 terabytes of data about homegrown financial platform were leaked on the dark web. MobiKwik has come up with a statement, denying the data breach.ADVERTISING

The data breach came to light after some MobiKwik users posted screenshots of their financial and KYC details on social media. The dark web link containing these financial details was up for sale for 1.5 bitcoin or $86,000, Business Standard reported. All the details, including Aadhaar, KYC, and address, were visible to anyone, except the password.

News Source:-Business Today

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