Data Breach Summary
In a significant security breach, the corporate website of Coca-Cola FEMSA, a leading beverage company, experienced a breach that led to the exposure of sensitive data. Our dedicated team at InsecureWeb detected the breach on April 26, 2023. The responsible hacker, known as “sumo,” published the leaked data on the dark web forum named “Cronos.li.”
The breach involved unauthorized access to a database containing a vast amount of information from Coca-Cola FEMSA’s website. This included comprehensive company information, confidential photos, files, and a plethora of other sensitive data. It is crucial to note that this breach was not detected immediately but was identified on September 5, 2023.
Where and How?
This security breach took place within the dark web forum “Cronos.li,” a well-known hub for illicit activities including the trading and publishing of stolen information. The hacker, “sumo,” played a significant role in exposing the stolen data, which involved confidential files, photos, and other sensitive information pertaining to Coca-Cola FEMSA.
Further investigation into the breach revealed that it targeted the corporate website of Coca-Cola FEMSA, raising concerns about the potential impact on the company’s operations. The unauthorized access allowed the hacker to obtain a substantial amount of data compromising sensitive company information, including confidential files and photos.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
To the best of our knowledge, there is no known history of security breaches reported for Coca-Cola FEMSA prior to this incident. However, this breach serves as a stern reminder of the increasing risks faced by organizations in safeguarding their digital assets and customer data. The breach underscores the urgent need for robust security measures to protect sensitive information and maintain public trust.
Coca-Cola FEMSA, committed to prioritizing data security, is actively investigating the breach in collaboration with cybersecurity experts. They are implementing enhanced security protocols to prevent future incidents and mitigate potential risks associated with the breach.
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.