Data Breach Summary
Doorstepbooks.com, an online store that offers a wide selection of books for purchase and rental in India, has suffered a data breach. The breach was detected by our company, InsecureWeb, during a routine scan on the dark web. The breach occurred on an unknown date and was posted on the website Nulled by a user named pazzoD on April 15, 2023.
Amount of Information Stolen:
The data breach resulted in the leakage of approximately 133 KB of data, which included email and password combinations, as well as user and password information.
The leaked information contained personal information of users, including email addresses and passwords. The passwords were encrypted, but it is still possible for determined hackers to decrypt them, especially if the passwords are weak or commonly used.
Where and How?
The breach was discovered on a dark web forum called Nulled.to, which is notorious for being used by hackers and cybercriminals to share stolen data, malware, and other illicit activities. It is believed that pazzoD is a member of a group of hackers that specializes in data breaches.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This is the first known data breach that Doorstepbooks.com has suffered. However, it serves as a reminder for all companies of the importance of taking appropriate security measures to protect user data. This site is working with cybersecurity experts to further investigate the incident and is taking steps to strengthen its security measures in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.
This data breach serves as a reminder that all companies, regardless of their size or industry, must take proactive measures to protect their users’ data from the threat of cyberattacks. We encourage all companies to review their security protocols and take necessary steps to ensure their users’ data is safe and secure. In the meantime, we recommend that users of Doorstepbooks.com change their passwords and monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity. It is also important for individuals to use unique and strong passwords for all of their online accounts to minimize the risk of their information being compromised.
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.