Data Breach Summary
InsecureWeb, a leading cybersecurity firm, has detected a major security breach at dealslands.co.uk. The breach occurred on April 1, 2023, and was posted by a hacker group called #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database on the messaging app Telegram. The breach compromised sensitive information of the website’s customers, including their email addresses, first and last names, IP addresses, created at date, and other personal data. The amount of information stolen was approximately 88.2MB.
Where and How?
InsecureWeb found the security breach on the messaging app Telegram, where the hacker group #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database posted the compromised information. It is not clear how the hackers were able to access the data, but it is suspected that they used sophisticated hacking techniques to breach the website’s security defenses.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Dealslands.co.uk is a website that provides coupons and discount codes for a variety of products and services in the United Kingdom. This is the first time that the website has suffered a data breach, and it is a cause of concern for the millions of users who have used the website to access deals and discounts. The company has issued a public statement acknowledging the breach and has assured its customers that it will take all necessary measures to prevent such incidents in the future.
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.