Alleged Airbnb Data Breach Allegedly Exposes 1.2 Million User Records
A threat actor named 'Sheriff' claims to have compromised Airbnb's security, potentially exposing the personal information of 1.2 million users. The data breach includes sensitive details such as names, email addresses, and more. The threat actor is selling this information on the dark web for a starting price of $7,000. Airbnb has not yet confirmed the breach. This incident raises concerns about the security and privacy of Airbnb's user base. In the past, Airbnb faced censure for violating data protection regulations. The hospitality sector has been targeted by hackers, with other hotels experiencing cyberattacks. Data breaches highlight the need for robust security measures and proactive data protection. Airbnb users are advised to secure their accounts by resetting passwords and enabling two-factor authentication. The response of Airbnb to this breach will impact its reputation and commitment to data security.