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CoinMarketCap exposed 3.1 million user email addresses

Exploit: Hacking

CoinMarketCap: Cryptoasset Tracker

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Risk to Business: 1.702=Severe

Crypto evaluator CoinMarketCap has had a data leak. First reported by Have I Been Pwned, cybercrime researchers have discovered 3.1 million user email addresses from the site available on the dark web. The company initially denied the hack but ultimately owned up to the security blunder.

Individual Impact: No consumer PII or financial data exposure was disclosed in this incident as of press time. So far it’s only an email address list, no other information.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Attacks in the banking, crypto, and fintech sectors have been growing, creating complications for every financial services organization.

Source: crypto daily