An anonymous user on Facebook is selling eCommerce customer data of Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon and Jabong for a mere Rs 1040/-.
Here is the post
“15laks online customer #data of #snapdeal, #amazon, #flipkart and#jabong which contain name,email,phone,address and on some files gender and categories. Selling at very very low price. Only for Rupees 1040/- . Does you are interested then fill the form and we will send you the link of secure payment gateway. But need many people to buy. Please fill the form “
Here is the screenshot of the post.
While the source of data is not mentioned the user claims to have 1.5 million subscriber data including email, name, mobile number, address, Gender and category of purchase.
Ecommerce companies spend million of dollars to acquire customers and this data breach will be a painful affair.
What can be source of data?
- Hackers can get that data
- Third party service provider like logistic, Payment gateways, SMTP Gateways, SMS gateway etc can also be the source of data breach.
- Internal employee can leak the data as well.
If the breach is real, This will be definitely a bad time for already bleeding Indian eCommerce Industry.
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