India’s largest e-learning platform Unacademy is reported to be hacked. It is being told that by breaking into Unacademy’s servers, hackers stole information of 22 million or more than 22 million students. According to the report, all students’ information is available for sale online on the Dark Web.

According to the report of the security firm Cyble, 21,909,707 data of Unacademy has been leaked, which is worth US $ 2,000. Let us know that Unacademy has recently received US $ 110 funding from Facebook, General Atlantic and Sequoia.

The company has a market value of 500 million US dollars. Students’ data leaked from Unacademy’s site include information like username, password, login date, email ID, full name, and account status and account profile.

Unacademy co-founder and CTO Hemesh Singh has confirmed the data leaks, but has also claimed that students’ information is safe. He said, ‘We are closely monitoring the situation. We believe that some information of 11 million students has been leaked. ‘

Singh said that they use the PBKDF2 algorithm to keep the data encrypted. He has said that the unacademy uses OTP-based login systems for additional security. Hemesh Singh has said that the company is investigating the case.

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