This is not the first time that TikTok has suffered a data breach. Earlier, Microsoft said in a report that the high-severity vulnerability in the TikTok Android application could have led to the compromise of the data of users with a single press on the platform. Let’s go into the depths of the data breach on TikTok and how you can protect your data on the platform.

TikTok Suffers Data Breach

Recently, a hacker group called “AgainstTheWest” claimed a data breach of TikTok. The group further added that they could get information tables to 2.06 billion entries in a massive 790GB database containing user data. On Twitter, screenshots were shared that claimed to be the company’s database. Post the group’s claim about the shocking data breach information, cybersecurity firms have been looking into the matter and according to Beehive Cybersecurity, “there may be fallout” in the coming days. According to one claim by the group AgainstTheWest, all the leaked data is stored on a single Alibaba server with a weak password.  Also, read How to Remove a TikTok Shadowban | Everything Covered | 2022 Update

TikTok’s Reaction To The Data Breach News

TikTok has denied reports of possible data breaches of over 1 billion users on the platform. In a statement, TikTok’s 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 further added, “This is an incorrect claim — our security team investigated this statement and determined that the code in question is completely unrelated to TikTok’s backend source code, which has never been merged with WeChat data.” Also, read Reasons Why These 5 Countries Banned TikTok!

Wrapping Up

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