BigBasket faces data breach, personal info of 2 crore users being sold on dark web

BigBasket faces data breach, personal info of 2 crore users being sold on dark web

New Delhi: BigBasket, certainly one of India’s largest on-line meals and grocery shops, has reportedly confronted an information breach following which the main points of over two crore customers has been placed on sale on the darkish internet.

“We have lodged a complaint with the Bengaluru Cyber Crime Cell and intend to pursue it to bring the culprits to book,” the Bengaluru-based firm informed IANS.

“As confidentiality of customers is priority, we do not store their financial data, including credit card numbers and are confident that it (data) is secure,” the e-tailer added.

BigBasket said that it has a strong data safety framework and that it maintained solely e mail ids, cellphone numbers, order particulars and tackle, which may have been accessed.

A US-based third-party cyber intelligence agency Cyble additionally claimed it detected the alleged breach on October 30. Cyble then validated it on October 31 and knowledgeable BigBasket on November 1.

“Online shopping for food and groceries dramatically shot up since April due to the COVID-induced lockdown, restrictions like social distancing and the pandemic scare. In the course of our dark web monitoring, our research team found the database of Big Basket is for sale in a cyber-crime market at $40,000,” mentioned Cyble.

According to Cyble, the info placed on sale contains names, e mail IDs, password hashes, contact numbers (cell and cellphone), addresses, date of beginning, location, and IP addresses of login amongst many others.

This is to be famous that the BigBasket is funded by the Chinese e-commerce big Alibaba Group, the Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund, and a British government-owned CDC group.

BigBasket has greater than 18,000 merchandise and over a 1000 manufacturers in its catalogue that delivers proper to the doorstep in cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Delhi, Noida, Mysore, Coimbatore amongst others. 

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