500 million WhatsApp users' phone numbers for sale online - allegedly

And 11 million are from the UK

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Phone numbers of 500 million WhatsApp users up for sale online, report
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Phone numbers of 500 million WhatsApp users up for sale online, report

Around 500 million people's WhatsApp data has been leaked and is up for sale online, in what could be one of the most serious modern data breaches.

An actor who claims to be selling a database created in 2022, containing 487 million WhatsApp users' mobile numbers, posted an advert on a hacking group site. Of those, 32 million records are fr...

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