Data Breach Summary
In March 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting Carders.cc, a website known for selling stolen credit card information. The breach was posted by Pavlov, a notorious dark web hacker, on HydraMarket on March 24, 2023. The breach resulted in the theft of 125 MB of sensitive data of the website’s customers.
Where and How?
The breach was discovered on a dark web forum, hydramarket.co, where Pavlov advertised the data dump. The data dump contained sensitive information such as credit card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes. The data was likely obtained through a SQL injection attack, a common method used by hackers to exploit vulnerabilities in websites.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Carders.cc has a history of data breaches, with several incidents reported in the past. The website has been known to sell stolen credit card information and other personal data obtained through fraudulent means. The company has also been associated with other illegal activities such as money laundering and identity theft. 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.