Data Breach Summary
InsecureWeb, a company dedicated to scanning the dark web for security breaches, has detected a data breach in binuns.co.za. The website suffered a security breach in which 1.31 MB of data was stolen. The stolen information includes email addresses, full names, dates of birth, password hashes, billing and shipping details, gender, and other personal information. The breach was posted on the Telegram channel #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database on March 29, 2023, by an unknown user.
Where and How?
The security breach was found on telegram.org and was posted on the Telegram channel #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database. It is unclear how the breach occurred, but InsecureWeb believes that it was likely due to a vulnerability in the website’s security system. The stolen information was likely obtained by using an automated tool to scrape data from the website.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Binuns.co.za is an online retailer that offers a wide selection of electronics and home appliances in South Africa. This is the first known data breach that the company has suffered. However, it is not uncommon for companies to suffer from multiple data breaches, especially if they fail to take adequate measures to improve their cybersecurity.
InsecureWeb is committed to helping companies like binuns.co.za protect themselves from data breaches. By scanning the dark web for security breaches, InsecureWeb helps companies detect vulnerabilities in their security system and take appropriate action 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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.