Clubhouse calls report on data breach ‘misleading and false’
Posted April 11, 2021
- Clubhouse has denied any breach or hack after a CyberNews report says that a database containing 1.3 million scraped records of the platform’s users were posted on a popular hacker forum.
- According to a report in CyberNews on Saturday, the “leaked” database contains a variety of user-related information from Clubhouse profiles, including user ID, name, photo URL, username, Twitter and Instagram handles, number of followers, number of people followed by the user, account creation date, and invited by user profile name.
- “Clubhouse has not been breached or hacked. The data referred to is all public profile information from our app, which anyone can access via the app or our API,” Clubhouse said in a statement on Twitter.
| April 11, 2021