Data Breach Summary
In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, the Sri Lankan domain elegantknitting.lk fell victim to a cyber attack. The attack, carried out by a hacker known as Ninja Defender, resulted in the leak of a significant amount of sensitive user information. The breach was discovered on 21-10-2023 and brought to light by Ninja Defender via the Telegram channel @#Lastestdatabreach. Approximately 3.48GB of data, including user IDs, names, emails, verified dates, and passwords, was compromised in the breach.
Where and How?
The security breach took place within chat apps, specifically on the popular platform telegram.org. The hacker, Ninja Defender, managed to access and exfiltrate a database containing the sensitive information of users registered on elegantknitting.lk. This breach raises concerns about the security of user data within chat applications and highlights the need for enhanced protection measures.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Currently, there is no known history of security breaches for elegantknitting.lk. This incident stands as the first major breach to occur on their platform. However, it is crucial for organizations to remain vigilant and take proactive measures to safeguard their users’ data from potential cyber threats.
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.