Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a shocking security breach, gamingmonk.com, a domain associated with online gaming, fell victim to a major data leak. On August 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected a database containing sensitive information from gamingmonk.com on the dark web. The breach, which was discovered by the notorious hacker Chucky and published on the dark web site leakbase.io, exposed a staggering 2.44GB of data. The compromised information includes user IDs, names, usernames, emails, and passwords.

Where and How?

The security breach of gamingmonk.com occurred on the dark web forum and was detected by our advanced scanning technology. The hacker, known as Chucky, exploited vulnerabilities in the website’s security measures, gaining unauthorized access to the database. Subsequently, Chucky published the stolen information on leakbase.io, a platform notorious for sharing hacked data.

The compromised information poses a significant risk to the affected users, as it includes personal identifying details and login credentials. This breach highlights the importance of robust security measures and the need for users to exercise caution when sharing sensitive information online.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

According to available information, gamingmonk.com has no known history of security breaches prior to this incident. However, it is essential to note that this breach is a wake-up call for the company to reinforce their security protocols and take necessary measures to prevent future breaches.

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.