Indian social media app, Slick, has exposed an internal database containing users’ personal information on the internet. The data breach also impacted children.
According to a TechCrunch report, since December 11, a database containing user information, including date of birth, mobile number and profile pictures, surfaced online without security.
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Security researcher Anurag Sen from CloudDefense.ai found the exposed database. The researcher also informed the country’s computer emergency response team, CERT-In. TechCrunch further reported that Slick fixed the issue.
Bengaluru-based Slick was launched in November 2022 and is available on Android and iOS. It was founded by former Unacademy executive Archit Nanda.