Zomato hacked, data of 17 mn users stolen

Zomato hacked

Zomato today went a security breach and 17 million user data got stolen from the food-tech company’s database comprising of email addresses and hashed passwords of customers.

As per the information given by the Hackeread.com, a user by the name of “nclay” claimed to have hacked Zomato and was keen to sell data pertaining to 17 million registered users on a popular Dark Web marketplace.

This included emails and password hashes of registered Zomato users with the price set for the whole package at $1,001.43 (BTC 0.5587) – BTC here stands for Bitcoins. Hackeread adds the vendor also published data and evidence to prove it was genuine.

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