boAt Faces Major Data Breach: Report Reveals Personal Information of Over 7.5 Million Customers Leaked!

boAt hit with big data breach

boAt Faces Major Data Breach, Highlights:

  • Over 7.5 million boAt customers impacted by the recent data breach.
  • Approximately 2GB of stolen customer data uploaded on the dark web by the hacker.
  • Individuals affected by these breaches may be vulnerable to financial fraud and other risks

Indian consumer tech brand boAt has faced a major data breach, impacting over 7.5 million customers. This has caused worries among customers since their personal info might now be up for sale on the dark web. The breach raises serious concerns about privacy and security.

Data breach affects over 7.5 million boAt customers

A recent report from Forbes India reveals a data breach affecting over 7.5 million boAt customers. A hacker known as ShopifyGUY claimed to have accessed the data of boAt Lifestyle customers. On April 5th, the hacker released files containing personally identifiable information (PII) of these customers, totaling around 2GB of data, onto a dark web forum. Security experts warn of potential consequences such as financial fraud, phishing scams, and identity theft. Threat actors may exploit this data for unauthorized access to bank accounts and misuse of credit cards. Notably, boAt has not yet publicly addressed the breach.
Data breach affects over 7.5 million boAt customers
In the third quarter of 2023, boAt rose to become the world’s second-largest wearable shipments player, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). They shipped a whopping 14.3 million wearables during this time.
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