Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In March 2024, InsecureWeb detected a significant data breach involving the database “BHF 2303 FREE” of type combolist. The breach, executed by the hacker group #mooncloud, was discovered on March 23, 2024. This incident resulted in the exposure of 1.61GB of sensitive information, specifically email addresses, on Telegram, a popular chat application. InsecureWeb’s continuous dark web monitoring was instrumental in identifying and reporting this breach.

Where and How?

The breach occurred on Telegram, where cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities within the chat application to access and leak the “BHF 2303 FREE” database. The hacker group #mooncloud managed to infiltrate the system, leading to the unauthorized release of 1.61GB of sensitive email information. This incident underscores the critical need for robust security measures in communication platforms and highlights the persistent threat posed by cybercriminals. The compromised email addresses are now at risk of being used for malicious activities, such as phishing scams and identity theft.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

The domains in the combolist have no known history of security breaches. This breach, identified by InsecureWeb, marks the first significant security violation involving the combolist domain. The absence of previous breaches emphasizes the unpredictable nature of cyber threats and the importance of maintaining strong cybersecurity defenses. Organizations must stay proactive and vigilant in their security practices to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access and potential breaches.

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.