Data Breach Summary
In a recent discovery by InsecureWeb, it was found that the online store Herbpon.com has suffered a serious data breach, resulting in the compromise of 7.58 MB of sensitive information. The breach was discovered on June 4th, 2023, and was posted by the notorious hacker nulled121312 on the dark web forum Nulled.
Where and How?
The security breach was found on the dark web forum Nulled, a platform commonly used by hackers to share and sell stolen data. The hacker was able to access Herbpon.com’s database, although it remains unclear how they were able to do so. The compromised information includes personal data of customers, such as names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and purchase history.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This is the first known data breach for Herbpon.com. However, it is not uncommon for online stores to suffer from security breaches, resulting in the compromise of sensitive customer data.
To prevent future incidents, it is essential for companies to invest in strong cybersecurity measures, such as multi-factor authentication, data encryption, and regular security audits. Companies should also educate their employees on the importance of cybersecurity and provide them with the necessary tools and training to protect against 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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.