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Hacker claims to hack the Aptoide App store

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A hacker has leaked this week’s details of 20 million users of the Aptoide app store, the claims to possess breached the shop early this month and to be in possession of 39 million Aptoids user records.

The news was reported by ZDNet, the stolen data were published on a well known hacking forum.

Aptoide may be a software “marketplace” application for installing mobile applications that run on Android. It, unlike the Google Play Store, doesn’t have a singular and centralized store, instead, each user manages their own store. consistent with the official store website, the choice app store has quite 150 million users worldwide.

“The leaked information, which ZDNet obtained a replica with the assistance of knowledge breach monitoring service Under the Breach, contains information on users who registered or used the Aptoide app store app between July 21, 2016, and January 28, 2018,” reported ZDNet.

Leaked data includes personal details like the e-mail address, hashed password, real name, sign-up date, sign-up IP address, device details, and date of birth.

The dump, a PostgreSQL export file, also contains technical information, including account status, sign-up tokens, developer tokens, and referral origin.

ZDNet reported the info leak to Aptoide, but it’s yet to receive a reply.

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