Data Breach Summary
On April 14, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the Bit-Tron.com site, a cryptocurrency exchange, suffered a data breach resulting in the leak of 299KB of customer data. The breach was posted by Pavlov on HydraMarket, a popular dark web forum. The compromised personal information includes names, email addresses, phone numbers, and passwords.
Where and How?
The security breach was discovered on HydraMarket, a notorious dark web forum where data breaches are frequently posted and sold. The hacker Pavlov posted the stolen data on this forum, which was detected and reported by InsecureWeb.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
There is no known history of data breaches for Bit-Tron.com. However, the severity of this most recent breach highlights the importance of companies taking proactive measures to protect their customers’ personal information and accounts. This site is working with cybersecurity experts to further investigate the incident and is taking steps to strengthen its security measures in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.
Recommendations for Personal Data Protection
How Users Can Protect Their Information
To protect their personal information and accounts from being compromised, users should take the following steps:
– Change their passwords frequently, with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.
– Enable two-factor authentication whenever possible.
– Use unique passwords for each account, to prevent hackers from accessing multiple accounts with the same password.
– Be cautious of suspicious emails or messages, as they may contain phishing links that can compromise their accounts.
– Regularly monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity.
What is InsecureWeb?
InsecureWeb is a Dark Web monitoring service that keeps track of recent data breaches and tracks their impact by monitoring the darkest places of the internet. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.