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MobiKwik denied reports of leaked data of millions of people

The company has released its clarification on the news of online payment platform MobiKwik leaking data. Gurugram-based digital wallet company MobiKwik denied reports of data breach, saying its users’ data is safe. Earlier there was news that a large number of data of MobiKwik users has been leaked. MobiKwik denied reports of data leaks, saying it had not yet found any strong evidence in this regard. The company said that it is very serious about its data security and fully abides by the data protection laws. A Mobikwik spokesperson said in an email that the company is subject to stringent compliance measures under its PCI-DSS and ISO certifications, including annual security audits and quarterly penetration tests that protect the platform’s security.

Earlier, a researcher claimed in his report that a link was circulating on the dark web, leaking about 8.2 terabytes (8,200GB) of user data from the payment app MobiKwik. Gadgets 360 first came to know about this data breach in February. Until some time ago, the data that some hackers group had, the data is now available on the search engine. The leaked data includes the users’ KYC information including their address, phone number, Aadhaar card information, etc. In this, data of about 35 million users is being reported, 3.5 million.

A security researcher Rajasekhar Rajaharia (@rajaharia) revealed the data leaks of MobiKwik in February Shared , But the company denied the claim. Rajshekhar also took screenshots of his conversation with Mobikwik Shared Were.

On Monday, noted French hacker Robert Baptiste (Elliot Alderson on Twitter) also tweeted and referred to the data leak as “the biggest KYC data leak in history.” He shared a screenshot of the leaked data “Congrats Mobikwik… ”wrote. However, due to Twitter’s policy, he got this Remove tweet gave. He also gave information about the search engine, which was created by hackers on the Dark Web and included information from some users.

Many users have posted on social media that they were able to find their information through this search engine.

However, Gadgets 360 was not able to independently verify whether the information available was related to the alleged MobiKwik data breech.<!–


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