In: 10 crore Indians’ card data selling on Dark Web: Researcher

Helpful note: 10 crore = 100 million.

Economic Times Tech reports:

Independent cybersecurity researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia claimed on Sunday that data of nearly 10 crore credit and debit card holders in the country is being sold for an undisclosed amount on the Dark Web.

According to Rajaharia, the massive data dump on the Dark Web has been leaked from a compromised server of Bengaluru-based digital payments gateway Juspay.

JusPay told IANS that no card numbers or financial information were compromised during the cyber-attack and the actual number is much lower than the 10 crore-figure being reported.

Read more on Economic Times.

Update: See also Siasat Daily for more on JusPay’s claim that it is 3.5 crore, not 10.

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