Data Breach Summary
In March 12, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the multiple telecoms associated with Grupo Televisa, a Mexican mass media company. The breach was discovered on the website Nulled and was posted by SwissGordan. The breach exposed sensitive information of employees from different countries, including full names, work email addresses, tokens, personal email addresses, work department, phone numbers, and more.
Where and How?
The breach was found on a dark web forum, Nulled. The hacker group SwissGordan claimed responsibility for the attack and released the data leak from multiple telecoms associated with Grupo Televisa.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This is the first known data breach of Grupo Televisa. However, data breaches have become more frequent in recent years, and companies in the telecommunications industry have been a frequent target. This sites 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
In light of this data breach, it is important for users to take proactive steps to protect their personal information and accounts. Users should change their passwords immediately, enable two-factor authentication, and monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity. It is also recommended to use a password manager to generate and store complex and unique passwords for each account. Additionally, users should be cautious of suspicious emails, links, and attachments, as they can contain malware that can infect their devices and compromise their personal information. It is also important to keep software and operating systems up to date with the latest security patches to minimize vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers.
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.