IndiaMART probing reports of data leak impacting 40K vendors

CloudSEK researcher Ashok Krishna discovered posts on two forums advertising a database of 43,920 suppliers registered on IndiaMART. “On one forum the post was published on 20 June 2020 at 11:03 AM. The poster claims to have over 49K ‘Indiamart business data.’ In response to this post, another forum member commented that the dump contains 42,985 records, including email addresses,” the report said.

IndiaMART said it is investigating the report, the report said that the sample file consisted of 44 records with details like name, user ID, email address, mobile number, address, country etc.

An IndiaMART spokesperson told Inc42 “Neither any sensitive personal information of the Suppliers is displayed on our platform nor it is leaked,”

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