Kashmir University Hacking: Data of 1 Million Students Found on Dark Web

Zaid Bin Shabir  reports:

A data breach at the University of Kashmir has exposed the personal information of over 1 million students of the varsity and employees, making their personal data available on the dark web.

The alleged database of Kashmir University students has been put on sale for just $250 on a hacking forum by “ViktorLustig”. The name is inspired by the infamous con artist who “sold” the Eiffel Tower, not once but twice.

Read more at Kashmir Observer.

Once again, people talk about “dark web,” but while there is an onion/Tor version of the forum, it is also on clear net. And in some ways, that is a bigger risk as even more people may access it.  If the listing was removed on one of the versions, however, it was automatically removed on both.

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