Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

Collateralglobal.org, a renowned research platform focused on the global impacts of policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, recently fell victim to a security breach. On November 30, 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected this breach. The hacker, known as markitto35, had leaked sensitive information on May 23, 2023. The breach occurred on the dark web forum and was subsequently discovered on leakbase.io.

Where and How?

The breach at Collateralglobal.org resulted in the theft of a substantial amount of data, totaling 2.31GB in size. Among the compromised information were emails containing potentially sensitive content. The breach was detected through our scanning operations on the dark web forum, where markitto35 had made the stolen data available. The leaked data was accessed and subsequently reported by our team to Collateralglobal.org for immediate action.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

To date, Collateralglobal.org has maintained a commendable track record when it comes to security breaches. There is no known history of prior security violations or data breaches associated with the victim domain. However, it is essential to note that in today’s ever-evolving threat landscape, even the most secure systems can face unforeseen challenges. Collateralglobal.org has demonstrated its commitment to addressing the breach promptly and effectively.

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.

Our commitment lies in providing top-notch cybersecurity services to our clients. Through continuous monitoring of the dark web and advanced threat detection methodologies, we strive to identify potential breaches promptly, enabling swift response and mitigation efforts. With our state-of-the-art tools and expertise, we prioritize the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our clients’ data.