Data Breach Summary
InsecureWeb, a company dedicated to scanning the dark web for security breaches, has detected a data breach at Csdn.net, a Chinese website that provides resources and tools for software developers. The breach was posted on the Telegram channel #@leakdatabreaches by an unknown user, @, on April 20th, 2023. The compromised data amounted to 106 MB and was found on Telegram.org, specifically in the channel #@leakdatabreaches.
Where and How?
InsecureWeb discovered the breach during a routine scan of the dark web. The exact origin of the breach is unknown, but it is suspected that it was due to a vulnerability in the website’s security system. The hackers likely gained access to the website’s database and stole sensitive information, including customer data and login credentials.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This is not the first time that Csdn.net has suffered a data breach. In 2018, the website was hacked, and personal information of its users was exposed. The company took measures to improve security, but it seems that they were not enough to prevent the latest breach.
The latest breach highlights the need for increased cybersecurity measures, especially for companies that provide resources and tools for software developers. It is crucial for companies to take measures to protect their systems and data from unauthorized access.
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.