# Data of VirusTotal Customers Leaks Online
In an unfortunate turn of events, it has been discovered that data associated with some customers of VirusTotal, a well-known security service, has leaked on the internet. The leaked data includes the names and email addresses of a subset of registered customers of VirusTotal.
## The Incident
The security incident came to light when it was disclosed by Der Spiegel and Der Standard. The leaked data consists of a database containing 5,600 names, which is stored in a 313KB file.
## About VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a popular service that was launched in 2004. It is widely used for analyzing suspicious files and URLs to detect various types of threats.
Unfortunately, the names and email addresses of some registered customers of VirusTotal have been leaked online. The incident has raised concerns about data privacy and security. It is a reminder of the importance of implementing strong security measures to protect sensitive customer information. VirusTotal, one of the leading security services, will need to further investigate and address this incident to regain the trust of its customers.Original Article: https://thehackernews.com/2023/07/virustotal-data-leak-exposes-some.html