Massive Data Leak Shows Danger Of KYC

As much as 8.2 terabytes of personal information data has allegedly leaked from users of India-based MobiKwik mobile payment’s wallet application and onto the dark web, according to a report from India Times.

A white hacker who highlighted the breach called it “probably the largest KYC data leak in history,” per India Times.

The leak apparently includes ID scans, passports, emails, phone numbers and addresses, and is currently for sale on hacking forums for 1.5 BTC, per the report. Reporting entity Technadu lists the assets for sale as: