An anonymous group of hackers claims to have stolen the personal information of around 300,000 customers of the Bitcoin (BTC) ATM company called Coin Cloud, the pseudonymous Vx-underground cybersecurity account published on X (formerly Twitter).
One or more unknown threat actors claim to have compromised Coin Cloud.
They claim to have exfiltrated 70,000 customer selfies (via ATM cameras) and 300,000 customer personal information including social security number, date of birth, first name, last name, email address, phone number phone,… pic.twitter.com/TJ7RUK18Yq
– vx-underground (@vxunderground) November 12, 2023
In addition to personal information, the hacker group also claims to have gotten their hands on 70,000 customer selfie verification data. According to Vx-underground, the hackers claim to have obtained details such as occupations, physical addresses, social security numbers and other data from the company. The hackers would also have access to the data of residents of the United States and users of Brazil.
In addition, the hacker group allegedly claimed to have accessed the source code of the Coin Cloud back-end. At the time of writing, the company has yet to release an official statement regarding the hack.
Cointelegraph reached out to Coin Cloud and Vx-underground for additional comment but did not receive an immediate response.
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Earlier this year, crypto operator ATM filed for bankruptcy. On February 8, Coin Cloud announced that it would file for Chapter 11 reorganization in a United States bankruptcy court. According to its CEO and president, Chris McAlary, this decision will allow them to restructure their debt and protect the interests of their creditors. A Feb. 7 filing showed the company had liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million while it only had assets of between $50 million and $100 million.
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