Recently, personal data belonging to 1.4 million people who had accounts on was found to be floating around on the dark web. Prior to this, Reliance Digital exposed data of several customers based on a survey it conducted on the upcoming launch of the Play Station 5. In November, data of over 2 crore BigBasket users was leaked and was being sold on the dark web and in August, over 700,000 email addresses of users on travel marketplace website, RailYatri had been leaked. In July, hyperlocal delivery platform Dunzo disclosed that its database was breached by an attacker and Disney+ Hotstar, the streaming platform, said that some of its users’ accounts were compromised because of “data breaches on other platforms”. In June, a report by VpnMentor said that over 7 million records of BHIM UPI app users were breached. And in May this year, data of about 29 million Indian job seekers were leaked on the dark web.