Scraped and Exposed | 235 Million Profiles from Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube Found Online

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What Happened

On August 19, 2020, researchers at Comparitech uncovered an unsecured database with 235 million Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube user profiles exposed online. The ownership of this latest data leak was traced to a defunct social media data broker, Deep Social, who forwarded the breach notification to Social Data. Continue reading