Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach, a huge amount of data from an American company was compromised. The breach, detected by InsecureWeb in November 2023, exposed a database containing 7,241,000 records. The hacker known as “exparto” was responsible for the leak. InsecureWeb discovered the breach through its scanning of the dark web. This article provides an overview of the breach, including the data stolen, the source of the breach, and the implications for affected individuals.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred on a dark web forum, specifically on the site. The leaked database, which amounted to a staggering 1.46 GB of stolen information, contained confidential details of the victims. Compromised information includes personal identifiers such as ID, name, company name, email, address, city, state, zip code, telephone and fax. This entire data set can potentially lead to identity theft, phishing attempts, and other malicious activities.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

(A combined list type security breach) has a history of being a significant threat to organizations and individuals. Combolist breaches involve unauthorized access and dissemination of databases containing a combination of usernames, passwords and other personal information. These breaches pose a serious risk to people’s privacy and can lead to various forms of cybercrime. While no specific information is available, combined listing violations have been a recurring problem across industries. Organizations must remain vigilant and take proactive measures to protect their data from these types of attacks. Regular security audits, strong encryption protocols, and employee education on cybersecurity best practices are crucial to mitigating the risks associated with merge listing breaches.

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.