Dark Web Monitoring for Financial Institutions

The use of Dark Web monitoring services is becoming increasingly important for financial institutions. These services provide financial institutions with the ability to monitor the Dark Web, a hidden area of the internet that is used for illegal activities such as the buying and selling of stolen data, illegal goods and services, and other criminal activity. This allows financial institutions to proactively identify and mitigate risks before they result in a data breach or other security incident. Protection of Customer Data One of the key use cases for Dark Web monitoring services is the protection of customer data. Financial institutions hold a...

Cayman National Bank and Trust Confirms Data Breach, 2.26TB Leaked

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands - Cayman National Bank and Trust (caymannational.com) confirms that it has suffered a data breach on December 2, 2022. The bank has determined that the breach was caused by a hacktivist known as Phineas Fisher, who gained unauthorized access to the bank's servers and leaked a total of 2.26TB of sensitive data on the dark web forum Hydramarket.co. The data was posted by a user known as Omnipotent, who also included a file titled "A DIY guide to robbing banks." The bank is taking immediate action to investigate the extent of the breach and secure its systems....

Twitch Hacked, 120 GB Leaked

Twitch, a leading live streaming platform for gamers and content creators, has recently suffered a data breach. On November 14, 2022, an unknown individual, using the pseudonym Omnipotent, posted 120 GB of Twitch user data on the dark web forum Hydramarket.co. A screenshot of the data can be found below: Twitch is taking the necessary steps to investigate the matter and has notified all affected users. The company advises users to be vigilant of any suspicious activity related to their accounts and to change their passwords as a precautionary measure. The Twitch team apologizes for any inconvenience this data breach may have caused...

JoyGames Hacked, 4 800 188 Million Usernames, emails, passwords and IPs Leaked

It has come to our attention that JoyGames, a popular gaming website, has suffered a data breach. The breach occurred in September 2022, and resulted in the exposure of 4.8 million user records, including usernames, email addresses, IP addresses, and passwords stored as salted MD5 hashes. The data was posted on a dark web forum named breached.vc and a Screenshot of the data can be found below: JoyGames regrets to inform its users that their personal information has been compromised and urges them to take appropriate measures to protect their online identities and accounts. This includes changing their passwords and being vigilant...

Free Dark Web Monitoring Stamps the $17 Million Credentials Markets

While the big boys weather the storm, many smaller enterprises and municipalities fall prey to ransom demands climbing in the millions. Industry leaders are turning to InsecureWeb.com for cybersecurity expertise. This “Dark Web Monitoring” platform keeps an eye on the bad guys operating in shady places like black market sites, P2P networks, hidden chat rooms, botnets, and private websites.” 81 percent of hacking-related breaches leverage stolen or weak passwords that are often exposed in the DarkWeb and then used by cyber criminals to access employee accounts in enterprise applications. This strategy is especially effective considering that roughly 72 percent of people reuse one...