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The company has issued its clarification on the news of data leak of online payment platform MobiKwik. Gurugram-based digital wallet company MobiKwik has denied the news of the data breach, saying that the data of its users is safe. Earlier there was news that data of MobiKwik users has been leaked in large numbers. MobiKwik has denied the reports of the data leak, saying that it has not found any solid evidence about this yet. The company said that it is very serious about its data security and is fully compliant with data protection laws. A MobiKwik spokesperson said via email that the company is subject to stringent compliance measures under its PCI-DSS and ISO certifications, including annual security audits and quarterly penetration tests, that safeguard the platform’s security.

Earlier a researcher had claimed in his report that a link circulating on the dark web has leaked user data of about 8.2 terabyte (8,200GB) size of payments app MobiKwik. Gadgets 360 first became aware of this data breach in February. The data which was with some hackers group till some time ago, that data is now available on the search engine. The leaked data includes KYC details of users including their address, phone number, Aadhar card details etc. In this, data of 3.5 million i.e. about 35 lakh users is being told.

A security researcher Rajasekhar Rajaharia (@rajaharia) reported on MobiKwik’s data leak in February. share But the company denied this claim. Rajasekhar also shared screenshots of conversations with MobiKwik shared were.

On Monday, well-known French hacker Robert Baptiste (Elliot Alderson on Twitter) also tweeted about this data leak and called it “the biggest KYC data leak in history”. He shared a screenshot of the leaked data “Congrats”. Mobikwik…” wrote. However, due to Twitter’s policy, he delete tweet gave. He also gave information about the search engine that was created by hackers on the dark web and included information of some users.

Several users have posted on social media that they were able to find their information through this search engine.

However, Gadgets 360 was not able to independently verify whether the information available was related to the alleged MobiKwik data breach.

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