Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

on April 8, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the Bitaksi.com site, a ride-hailing service in Turkey, resulting in the leak of 800,000 customer records. The breach was posted by nullbyt3 on HydraMarket, a popular dark web forum. The compromised personal information includes usernames, full names, IP addresses, and times of usage.

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 Nullbyt3 posted the stolen data on this forum, which was detected and reported by InsecureWeb.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

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Company Data Breach History

This is not the first time that Bitaksi.com has suffered a data breach. In 2019, the company suffered a similar breach which resulted in the leak of over 17,000 customer records. The breach was caused by a vulnerability in the company’s website which allowed hackers to gain access to customer data. 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.