WhatsApp denies data breach, says user data is safe

New Delhi, 28/11: Messaging platform WhatsApp on Monday denied reports that data and phone numbers of several WhatsApp users was leaked and being sold on the dark web.



Last weekend, news platform CyberNews had allegedly found a trove of a digital dataset of around 500 million WhatsApp users ‘on sale’ with a different pricing structure based on the users’ origin on the darknet.


The dataset for US (32.325 million users) was reportedly being sold for $7,000, for UK (11.522 million users) for $2,500, and Germany (6.054 million users) for $2,000.

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