ZoomCar, A car renting company based in India has leaked 3,589,795 accounts in 2018. The data is now being sold for $300 on the dark web.
TheDigitalhacker team has found resources that verifies the information leaked in the breach are
- Customer Name
- Email Address
- Phone numbers
- Password (Encrypted)
Thought the actual breach happened in 2018, the data is now being sold on the dark web for 300$.
36 Users Data: $2
Complete Database: $300
Source of price revealed by inc42
As per theDigitalHacker communication with Zoomcar, the company claimed that the user’s data is secure. However, as per inc42 research on the hacked database, Zoomcar actually has leaked the data. While doing research the company also found the zoom founder and co-founder data in the breached database.
FireFox Monitor confirmation
Firefox Monitor, a service that informs it’s users about a data breach has confirmed the Zoomcar’s data breach as well calling it May 5, 2020, Zoomcar database breach.
What is a firefox monitor?
Firefox Monitor is a feature offered to firefox(not just browser but also to firefox web account holders)to keep track of data breach associated with their emails.
To enable it you can simply create a firefox account and enable the service. (It’s free)
Firefox also gives a history of breach associated with the account.
If you are a Firefox browser user, you will also get informed about the breach when you visit the website for the first time.
Having that information helps users in creating a different password reducing the chances of a data breach.
TheDigitalHacker is neither paid nor associated with firefox or it’s associates. It is simply one of the best solutions to protect your privacy and firefox does it by default 3rd part cookie blocking, data breach information unlike chrome, opera, UC, or any other browser.