Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In April 2024, InsecureWeb uncovered a significant security breach involving the database 4.17 #2 – @LOGS_CENTER. This breach, perpetrated by the hacker #mooncloud, resulted in the exposure of 2.49GB of sensitive data. The breach was identified and reported on April 17, 2024, following our monitoring activities on chat apps, specifically detected on telegram.org. InsecureWeb, a leading authority in scanning the dark web for security vulnerabilities, detected this combolist data breach primarily affecting email addresses.

Where and How?

The breach originated within the 4.17 #2 – @LOGS_CENTER database, where sensitive information, predominantly email addresses, was illicitly accessed and leaked. The hacker #mooncloud successfully exfiltrated 2.49GB of data, which posed significant risks to the affected individuals. This incident was identified through our vigilant monitoring efforts on chat platforms, particularly Telegram, where the compromised data was being circulated and potentially exploited for malicious purposes. The compromised information, primarily consisting of email addresses, could lead to heightened risks of phishing attacks, spam, and other forms of cyber exploitation targeting the victims.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

There is no known history of security breaches associated with the victim database, 4.17 #2 – @LOGS_CENTER, prior to this incident. This breach serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing threats faced by organizations and individuals alike in maintaining the security and confidentiality of their sensitive data. It underscores the critical importance of robust cybersecurity measures and proactive monitoring to mitigate risks and protect against potential breaches in the future.

Further Action:

InsecureWeb encourages the breach victim to investigate the source of the breach, implement stronger security measures, and communicate transparently with its users about the incident and the measures taken to mitigate the risks.

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.