The data of millions of users of mobile banking app Dave appeared for sale on the dark web. (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)

Overdraft protection and cash advance service Dave suffered a data breach that appeared to involve the practices of a former third-party vendor, resulting in its database containing 7.5 million user records being sold at auction and then released later for free on hacker forums.

The stolen information, which appeared to be taken by hacking group ShinyHunters, included personal user information including names, emails, birth dates, physical addresses and phone numbers, but not bank account numbers, credit card numbers, records of financial transactions, or unencrypted Social Security numbers, according to a company blog post.

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