Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A significant security breach has been detected at indianathletics.in, an Indian domain associated with athletics in the country. In February 2023, our expert team at InsecureWeb discovered that a hacker known as “Cyb” had leaked a vast amount of sensitive data from indianathletics.in. The breach was detected on May 29, 2023, in a dark web forum called Omniforums.com. Approximately 2.71GB of data, including personal information and login credentials, was compromised and made public.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred on indianathletics.in, a domain related to sports organizations or the national athletics federation in India. The “.in” extension indicates its association with India. The hacker, known as Cyb, managed to infiltrate the website’s database, gaining access to a wide range of personal information. This includes leaked data such as user IDs, first names, middle names, last names, genders, passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, mobile numbers, and other sensitive details.

Company Data Breach History

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.