Instagram, Youtube’s 23.5 million users data endangered! Leaked photos, phone number and address

23.5 crore users of Instagram, Youtube and TikTok have leaked data

It is being told in the report that one out of every five records in the leaked data, the user’s phone number, address, profile name, full real name, profile photo, number of followers with account description and all details of likes are also present. Huh.

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  • Last Updated:August 22, 2020, 11:51 AM IST

A big news has been revealed about Google’s YouTube, Instagram of Instagram and TikTok of ByteDance. It has been learned that data of about 23.5 crore users of these three platforms has been leaked. According to the report, the data of the personal profile of the users has been sold on the dark web. Security researcher of the pro-consumer website Comparitech said that behind this data breech is ‘unsecured data’. Security researchers have been quoted in the Forbes report as saying that the leaked data has reached different datasets.

Out of these, the two most special data sets have data savings of about 100 million users. It also has profiles of users who have been removed from Instagram. The third largest data set was of 42 million Ticketrock users, followed by profiles of about 4 million data sets YouTube users. It is being told in the report that out of every five records present in them, the phone number of the user, address, profile name, full real name, profile photo, number of followers with account description and details of likes are also present.

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Paun Bischoff, editor of Comparitec said that this information has done a lot of work for spammers and cybercrimes, due to which he runs a fishing campaign. According to the researchers, behind the leaked data, a company named Deep Social has been banned, which in 2018 was banned after scraping the profiles of Facebook and Instagram users. However, Comparatech’s report said that Social Data has denied any connection with Deep Social. Comparatech reported that data marketing company Social Data closed the Unsecured data base after it was reported . Earlier this month, a hacker group named ShinyHunters had stolen the data of 38.6 million users of 18 companies. Believe the Bleeping Computer, Shiny Hunters uploaded this database to a forum from where anyone could download it for free.


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