Nearly 235 million social media profiles from Instagram, TikTok and YouTube exposed in data leak

//Nearly 235 million social media profiles from Instagram, TikTok and YouTube exposed in data leak

Nearly 235 million social media profiles from Instagram, TikTok and YouTube exposed in data leak

A Hong Kong-registered company that sells data on social media influencers has exposed as many as 235 million user profiles scraped from Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube on the web without a password or any other authentication required to access it, according to a report by British research firm Comparitech.Security researcher Bob Diachenko, who leads Comparitech’s cybersecurity research team, uncovered three identical copies of a database which included names, contact information, images and…

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