Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A massive security breach has recently exposed the personal information of 2 million individuals who received the Covid-19 vaccine in Turkey. The breach was detected by our team at InsecureWeb on January 2024. The hacker behind this breach, known as “frog,” leaked the 3.27GB database containing sensitive details, including emails. Our vigilant monitoring on leakbase.io revealed this alarming breach, highlighting the urgent need for enhanced security measures in the healthcare sector.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred within the realm of chat apps, where the 2M Turkish Covid Vaccine Data was stored. The leaked information was a comprehensive database that held crucial details about the Covid-19 vaccination in Turkey. This unauthorized access and distribution of personal data raise significant legal and ethical concerns. The breach exposed the vulnerability of the chat app’s security measures, providing an opportunity for cybercriminals to exploit the data.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

To date, there is no known history of security violations or breaches involving the victim domain, 2M Turkish Covid Vaccine Data. The recent breach is the first recorded incident of this magnitude. However, it is essential to acknowledge that the healthcare sector has been a prime target for cybercriminals due to the sensitive nature of the data it holds. This breach reinforces the urgent need for robust security protocols to safeguard personal information and protect individuals’ privacy.

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.

Our commitment lies in providing top-notch cybersecurity services to our clients. Through continuous monitoring of the dark web and advanced threat detection methodologies, we strive to identify potential breaches promptly, enabling swift response and mitigation efforts. With our state-of-the-art tools and expertise, we prioritize the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our clients’ data.