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Truecaller Sells 4.75 Cr Indian’s Data on the Darknet Markets

An online intelligence firm named Cyble has flagged a criminal to sell Truecaller records of 4.75 Cr Indians on the Darknet Markets. The Truecaller data was sold on the dark web for a meagre amount of just Rs. 75,000. Although after the flagship, the Sweden based caller identification app has straightforwardly denied any breaches that might have occurred to its database.

Image: Cyble

Cyble has also stated that the data put up on sale on the dark web includes a variety of information. They mention the data are: City, Gender, Facebook ID, Mobile Numbers, and Mobile Networks to be exact.

The Swedish company, on the other hand, has denied certain allegations and occurrences. In this context, the company says that the data of their users’ databases have been secured with bank-grade security. The company believes that the bad actors have compiled all the data and branded it with their well-known name to lend credibility to it. A Truecaller spokesperson has revealed that they take privacy and integrity of their users and services very seriously. They continuously monitor suspicious activities.

Image: Cyble

Furthermore, he adds that they were informed about the similar data sale in May 2019. They believe it is the same dataset made in use. He says that it is easy for the malicious actors to compile diverse phone number databases and put a Truecaller stamp on it for credibility.

Cyble in a blog has written that its researchers have been able to identify a reputable seller selling 4.75 Cr Indian’s caller id data against an amount of $1000. The data is from the past year. The blog post also reveals the information put up for sale on the darknet markets. Lately, the blog post has been updated mentioning another 600 million records put up on sale.

Image: Cyble

Earlier to this, they had spotted that almost 2.9 million personal data of Indians were being sold on the dark web. All of these data were being sourced from multiple job portals. The Swedish caller id company warns people to not fall for such bad actors who primarily aim to defraud people of their money.

Source: The Quint

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Demarco Berry is a senior writer for Dark Web Link, covering security, privacy, information freedom, and hacker culture. Before coming to Dark Web Link, he worked as a senior writer for The New York magazine. Demarco has received his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a master’s degree from New York University’s business and economic reporting program.


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