Reports from Cyble inc states that there has been personal data of around 40k US citizens on the dark web on sale. on cross examining the data researchers found out that the list also included critically sensitive information like Social security number (SSN) of US citizens.

Below is the screenshot of the database of US Citizens:

screenshot by cyble inc security researcher.

The database of US citizens which was leaked on the dark web consists the following data:

  • Social Security Number (SSN).
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Date of Birth

If you think your information too has been compromised in this leak, please contact the official authorities at the govt so that they can help you out.

Also try to strengthen security of your devices you use, always opt for multi factor authentication, try to stay away from shady websites and do not share your personal information with anyone unknown on any platform.

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By Siddhant Pathak

Cyber security architect, 7+ years experience in cyber security industry, Tech savy, Nature lover, Bullet 350 rider

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