GETTR: Social Media Platform
Risk to Business: 1.575 = Severe
A hacker has reported that they have breached GETTR, a new right-wing social media platform popular with personalities who have been banned from mainstream social media. The data was purportedly collected in two batches, on July 1 and July 5. According to copies of the leaked file and the leaker’s claims, the first batch of the stolen data was collected through scraping on July 1 and the second batch was obtained through endpoint exploitation. The sum of the data collected in both leaks is estimated at more than 90,065 user profiles.
Individual Risk: 1.502 = Severe
According to the hackers, the snatched data included information such as real names, profile descriptions, site usernames, along with other public information, but also non-public information such as a user’s email address, birth year, and location information.
Customers Impacted: 40,000
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Strong endpoint security and security awareness training are vital for the success of security plans.
Source: The Record