Data Breach Alert: At least 763 Million Records Exposed by Verifications.io
At least 763 million people have had their records exposed by email validation service, Verifications.io. These records include: verified emails, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram account information, interest rates information, credit scoring and mortgage data.
What this Means
When a site is breached, your personal information can be accessed by hackers and can be made publicly available on the internet. Any information of a person has a chance to be exposed, no matter how secure the site can be.
What You Should do
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