The police arrested the accused Karan Singh and Simran after compiling the information using cyber technology. (Token photo)
Know which is the app whose personal data of about 4 crore users has been hacked, which is available for free download on the hacking forum.
Earlier, data on the dark web was being sold for 0.85 bitcoins i.e. $ 8,000. Data includes user names, emails, phone numbers, city / state / country and hashed passwords. The report states, ‘The data also included links to wishbone profile pictures.
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The URL data loaded were descriptions of minors in images. The Wishbone app has always been historically popular. ‘The password was not stored in plain text, but was manipulated using the MD5 algorithm. The MD5 was declared ‘cryptographically broken’ by experts in 2010. The moderately complex password hashed through MD5 can be cracked in 30 minutes or less. The hacked data is being sold to many big companies for 13.6 lakhs.
Apart from this, the data of about 3 crore Indians has also been leaked. Online intelligence company Saibal said that cyber criminals have put personal data of 2.9 crore Indians on the dark web. Also, it was also learned that this data is being made available there for free.
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The company said in a blog on Friday, ‘Personal details of 2.91 crore Indian people looking for jobs have been leaked. Usually this type of incident keeps coming in our eyes, but it attracted special attention because it also contains a lot of personal information. These details also include education, address, email, phone, qualification, work experience etc.