Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

On February 16, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the FBI.gov website. This breach was posted by Twokaytwo on the website Nulled. According to the information available, the breach resulted in the theft of 440 KB of data. The compromised information is currently unknown, but it is possible that it includes sensitive information such as names, addresses, and social security numbers.

Where and How?

The breach was found on the dark web forum and was located on nulled.to. It is unclear how the data was stolen, but it is possible that the hackers used social engineering tactics or exploited vulnerabilities in the website’s security systems.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

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Company Data Breach History

The FBI has experienced several data breaches in the past, including a high-profile breach in 2015 that impacted over 20,000 employees. In that breach, hackers gained access to sensitive information such as names, addresses, and social security numbers. The FBI 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.

Recommendations for Personal Data Protection

To protect your personal information and accounts, it is recommended that you take the following steps:

  1. Use strong passwords: Use a unique and strong password for each of your accounts. Avoid using the same password across multiple accounts.
  2. Enable two-factor authentication: Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your account. It requires you to enter a code sent to your mobile phone in addition to your password to access your account.
  3. Keep your software up-to-date: Make sure that your operating system and software are up-to-date with the latest security patches. This will help protect your system from known vulnerabilities.

By following these best practices for cybersecurity, you can reduce the risk of data breaches and protect your personal information and accounts from cyber threats.

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.