The personal data of more than 1.3 million users of Club House It was allegedly accessed illegally and posted on a focused forum targeted to hackers. Although it is not known exactly when the information leak occurred, the news was released on Saturday, April 10, by the tech magazine. “Internet news”.
As part of the alleged information disclosed, there are real names and profile names of various social networks and other personal information of users. In light of the news widely circulated in the specialist media, Clubhouse has yet to confirm or deny this information.
Improper access to this data leads to an increase in the number of cases of fraud and even identity theft, as it is possible to verify the information obtained and the information visible to the public on other social networks of the victims.
The alleged leak of Clubhouse information comes days after LinkedIn and Facebook were both subjected to similar attacks – as user information was exposed and used to create ad campaigns or send fraudulent messages.In order to circumvent or steal (even) more data.
Although it was established in 2020, the Clubhouse’s popularity increased in mid-February when Tesla CEO Elon Musk was in a room talking to users who wanted to join him.
After Elon Musk, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is also seen in one of the social network’s rooms. Just like rapper Drake or comedian Kevin Hart. In a few days, the app, in which conversations are only audio, is gaining traction.