Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, denied allegations that KYC data was leaked to dark web sites by an X user.
A user named “otteroooo” on
Responding to this claim, Binance and the Binance security team, which took immediate action, announced that they evaluated this situation and confirmed that there was no such leak in the Binance system and that user accounts remained safe.
Binance security team made the following claims in its statement:
“Our security team evaluated this, like all potential threats, and confirmed that there was no such leak from Binance systems. User accounts are safe.
Accounts, MFA, biometrics, authenticators, etc. It is secured through many defenses, including:
“As always, we thank everyone who shared potential bugs and security issues with us so we can investigate and take action to protect users when necessary.”
Our security team has assessed this – as they do all potential threats – and have confirmed there is no such leak from Binance systems. User accounts remains safe.
Accounts are secured through many defenses, including MFA, biometrics, authenticators, etc.
As always, we…
— Binance Customer Support (@BinanceHelpDesk) February 4, 2024
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