One of the most popular social media platforms, TikTok has always been in the news for its data breaches and bad practices. TikTok has always wondered how it secures the data of billions of users on the platform. It is the second time in recent days that TikTok has had to deal with a data breach. To know more about the latest news from, TikTok suffers from data breachstay tuned!
It is not the first time TikTok has faced a data breach. Earlier, Microsoft said in a report that the very serious vulnerability in the TikTok Android application could have led to the compromise of users’ data with a single tap of the platform. Let’s take a closer look at the data breach on TikTok and how to protect your data on the platform.
TikTok suffers from data breach
Recently, a hacker group called “AgainstTheWest” claimed a data breach from TikTok. The group further added that they could get information tables for 2.06 billion entries in a massive 790 GB database of user data. Screenshots that claimed to be the company’s database were shared on Twitter.
Post the group’s claim about the shocking information about data breaches, cybersecurity firms have investigated the matter and according to Beehive Cyber Security“there may be precipitation” in the coming days.
According to a claim by the group AgainstTheWest, all the leaked data is: stored on a single Alibaba server with a weak password.
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TikTok’s response to the data breach news
TikTok has denied reports of possible data breaches from more than 1 billion users on the platform.
In a statement, the TikTok spokesperson said: “TikTok prioritizes the privacy and security of our users’ data. Our security team investigated these claims and found no evidence of a security breach.”
The spokesperson added, “This is a false claim – our security team has investigated this statement and determined that the code in question is completely unrelated to TikTok’s backend source code, which was never merged with WeChat data.”
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is TikTok suffering from a data breach?
Recently, an independent security research group called “AgainstTheWest” claimed a data breach from TikTok.
How can I protect my data on TikTok?
If you have an account on TikTok, follow Beehive Cybersecurity’s advice to replace your existing password with a strong one and use two-factor authentication.
What other platform has data been breached according to the claim?
‘AgainstTheWest’ claims to have violated both TikTok and WeChat.