Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb on 15th December 2023, the popular website cosmo.com fell victim to a cyber attack. The breach, which was perpetrated by @NinjaDefender, resulted in the exposure of a significant amount of sensitive information. In total, 55 bytes of data, including emails, were stolen from the database of cosmo.com. InsecureWeb’s advanced scanning techniques identified the breach, ensuring swift action could be taken to mitigate the potential damage.

Where and How?

The security breach was discovered on the dark web, where a database containing sensitive information from cosmo.com was found. While the exact details of how the breach occurred have not been disclosed, it is evident that the hacker gained unauthorized access to the chat apps used by cosmo.com. This breach highlights the importance of implementing robust security measures to protect user data on messaging platforms.

The compromised information, consisting primarily of emails, poses a significant risk to the affected individuals. Email addresses can be used for various malicious purposes, including spamming, phishing, and identity theft. The exposure of such personal data can have severe consequences, underscoring the urgency of addressing security vulnerabilities promptly.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Cosmo.com has no known history of security violations or previous data breaches. This incident marks their first major encounter with a cyber attack, emphasizing the need for organizations to remain vigilant and continuously strengthen their security protocols.

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.