Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, a staggering 63.3 MB of data was stolen from multiple domains. The breach, known as “(A combined list type security breach)”, was discovered on May 11, 2023 by the InsecureWeb team. InsecureWeb’s cutting-edge scanning technology detected this breach on an undisclosed date.

Where and How?

This breach occurred on a Dark Web forum and was specifically found on Database.io and posted by a hacker named frog. The stolen information includes a large amount of sensitive data, such as emails and passwords. Compromised data poses a significant risk to affected individuals by providing unauthorized access to their personal and online accounts.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

MultipleCombolist breaches have been a recurring problem in the cybersecurity landscape. Combo breaches involve the theft of large databases containing a combination of usernames and passwords, which can be used for a variety of nefarious purposes, including credential stuffing attacks and identity theft. These violations are particularly concerning due to the potential for widespread impact. With a single set of stolen credentials, hackers can gain unauthorized access to multiple online platforms, putting users’ personal information and accounts at serious risk. To mitigate the risks associated with merge list breaches, it is critical that people practice good password hygiene, such as using unique, strong passwords for each online account. Additionally, enabling two-factor authentication provides an additional layer of security, making it much more difficult for unauthorized people to access personal accounts.

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.