The recent Snapchat controversy on India being stated as a poor nation is still burning and there comes another trouble for Snapchat and its creators. An Unidentified Indian Hackers Group has claimed a hack on Snapchat with confirming the data leak of around 1.7 million users.
As per the hackers, they had discovered a vulnerability in Snapchat database last year and had syphoned details of 1.7 million users. Hackers leaked and made this information based available on the darknet to mark their resentment against company’s comment for India.
The action came in revenge to Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel’s ‘Poor Country’ comment on India.
The hacker group has now asked for an apology from Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snapchat in exchange of the privacy of users.
#UninstallSnapchat and #BoycottSnapchat Are Trending On Social Media
Snapchat is already facing huge protest from Indian users and hashtags like #UninstallSnapchat and #BoycottSnapchat are trending all over the internet. Indian users have started negative campaigning against the app due to which the rating of Snapchat dropped to a “single star” on the App Store.
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Snapchat Denies Leak Of Data
Snapchat, reportedly, has dismissed claims that an anonymous group of Indian hackers miffed with CEO Evan Spiegel has hacked into the company and released data of nearly 1.7 million app users.
Denying the hackers’ claim, Snapchat is saying that all the database is safe better than ever and the users need not worry about anything.