WhatsApp Numbers Sale: Almost 500 million active WhatsApp users data leaked – Says Report

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WhatsApp Numbers Sale: Almost 500 million active WhatsApp users data leaked - Says Report

WhatsApp Numbers Sale: Nearly 500 million WhatsApp users are on sale on the Dark web. In one of the biggest data breaches, the data is up on a hacking forum.

Despite its encrypted messages and modern security forum, the data was hacked. It’s still not determined how the data was obtained by the hacker.

WhatsApp has nearly 2 billion users out of which data of 487 million users is up for sale from 84 countries including the US, UK, Turkey, and France, as per a report by Cybernews.

In its report, it further mentioned that the leaked data is of active users.

The seller posted that the phone numbers of 32 million users from the US, 11 million from the UK, 10 million users from Russia, and six million users from India who are registered are at risk.

Source: https://www.wionews.com/