Binance’s Users KYC Data Reportedly Leaked Online

It seems that some of Binance exchange’s KYC (Know Your Customer) documents have been hacked and leaked online including selfies of individuals holding up a piece of paper with the word Binance and the date the image was taken, there are literally thousands of KYC identities on a telegram group Find Your Binance KYC.

Some examples of the leaked documents were shared online by a Reddit user, faces and IDs censored for privacy of personal info.

Binances CEO tweeted right after the alleged data was shared online, asking users not to FUD.

Binance exchange issued a statement about the KYC leak stating that Binance was approached by unidentified individual who demanded 300 BTC in exchange for withholding 10,000 photos that bear similarity to Binance KYC data.

KYC means “Know Your Customer”. It is a process by which some cryptocurrency exchanges obtain information about the identity and address of the customers. This process helps to ensure that exchanges services are not misused. The KYC is required by large exchanges like Binance.

M. Ali

Daily cryptocurrency trader, miner, technology enthusiast and a full time IT and security consultant. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email him at

Recent Posts

N.J. Man Allegedly Paid 40 BTC to Have a 14-year-old Killed

John Michael Musbach, a 31-year-old man from Haddonfield, NJ, has been charged with hiring a… Read More

21 hours ago

Man Charged in $110 Million Cryptocurrency Scheme

Avraham Eisenberg, 27, from Puerto is accused of committing a $110 million cryptocurrency fraud according… Read More

2 days ago

The Top 10 Most Popular Cryptocurrencies in 2023

Cryptocurrencies have became a popular subject in the recent years. In this post, we will… Read More

4 days ago

The Key Features of Ravencoin Blockchain

Ravencoin is a blockchain platform that was created in 2018 as a fork of the… Read More

5 days ago

Major Differences Between Binance Smart Chain and Ethereum

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is a blockchain network developed by Binance, one of the largest… Read More

6 days ago

What is a 51% Attack on the Blockchain?

A 51% attack is a type of attack against blockchain that occurs when a miner… Read More

6 days ago