Is the KYC Data Hack for Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fake News?126

Within the last 48 hours, news (re)surfaced suggesting that know-your-customer (KYC) information from some of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges was made available for sale. Yet, there is evidence that this is likely recycled news from over six months ago.

On darknet market Dread, a vendor going by ExploitDOT was reported to have been selling KYC data from exchanges in a sub-community (/d/DNMAds). The post suggested that the data came from larger exchanges such as Bittrex, Poloniex, and Bitfinex.

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