CouchSurfing investigates data breach after 17m user records appear on hacking forum

CouchSurfing investigates data breach after 17m user records appear on hacking forum

Posted July 23, 2020

CouchSurfing investigates data breach after 17m user records appear on hacking forum

  • CouchSurfing, an online service that lets users find free lodgings, is investigating a security breach after hackers began selling the details of 17 million users on Telegram channels and hacking forums.
  • The CouchSurfing data is currently being sold for $700, ZDNet has learned from a data broker, a person who buys and sells hacked data for profit on the hacking underground.

– Catalin Cimpanu | July 23, 2020