Bigbasket faces potential data breach; details of 2 crore users up for sale on dark web

Grocery e-commerce platform Bigbasket has faced a potential data breach that could have leaked details of around two crore users, according to cyber intelligence firm Cyble.

The company has filed a police complaint in this regard with Cyber Crime Cell in Bengaluru and is verifying claims made by cyber experts.

Cyble said a hacker has put data allegedly belonging to Bigbasket on sale for around Rs 30 lakh.

“In the course of our routine dark web monitoring, the research team at Cyble found the database of Big Basket for sale in a cyber crime market, being sold for over $40,000. The leak contains a database portion; with the table name ‘member member’. The size of the SQL file is about 15 GB, containing close to 20 million user data,” Cyble said in its blog.

It added the data put on sale includes names, email IDs, password hashes, contact

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Data breach at BigBasket; personal info of over 2 crore users up on dark web for sale



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Data breach at BigBasket; personal info of over 2 crore users up on dark web for sale

Online grocery platform BigBasket has faced a potential data breach, compromising personal details about over 20 million of its users, a report by US-based cybersecurity intelligence firm Cyble Inc has said.

“In the course of our routine Dark web monitoring, the Research team at Cyble found the database of Big Basket for sale in a cybercrime market, being sold for over $40,000. The leak contains a database portion; with the table name ‘member_member’. The size of the SQL file is ~ 15 GB, containing close to 20 Million user data. More specifically, this includes full names, email IDs, password hashes (potentially hashed OTPs), pin, contact numbers (mobile + phone), full addresses, date of birth, location, and IP addresses of login among many others,” Cyble said in the blog post.

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