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BigBasket data on sale for Rs 3 million on dark web

India-based online grocery platform, BigBasket on Sunday said, It has reportedly filed a police complaint with the cybercrime cell in Bengaluru after Cyber intelligence firm ‘Cyble’ claimed that BigBasket has faced a potential data breach, which could have leaked the data of 2 crore users.

Cyble in its blog, said, “In the course of our routine dark web monitoring, the research team at Cyble has found the database of BigBasket for sale in a cybercrime market, being sold for over $40,000 (Approx Rs 30 Lakh).”

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“It contains a database portion, with table name ‘member_member’. The size of SQL is about 15GB, containing close to 20 million users data,” Cyble said.

“The data includes name, email IDs, password hashes, Contact numbers (mobile and phone), Addresses, Date of birth, location, and IP address of login among others,” the blog added.

Speaking on the development, BigBasket’s official spokesperson said, “A few days ago, we learned about a potential data breach at BigBasket and are evaluating the extent of the breach and authenticity of the claim in consultation with cybersecurity experts and finding immediate ways to contain it. We have also complained with the Cyber Crime Cell in Bengaluru and intend to pursue this vigorously to bring the culprits to book.”