Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security incident, MIX12, a prominent online platform, fell victim to a severe breach orchestrated by the infamous hacking group #mooncloud. On February 27, 2024, InsecureWeb detected unauthorized access to MIX12’s database, resulting in the compromise of approximately 1.34GB of sensitive data, primarily comprising email addresses.

Where and How?

The breach occurred within chat applications hosted on telegram.org, where vulnerabilities were exploited by #mooncloud to gain illicit access to MIX12’s database. This breach highlights the critical need for robust security measures within communication platforms to mitigate the risk of unauthorized intrusions and data breaches.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Prior to this incident, MIX12 had no known history of security breaches. However, this breach serves as a stark reminder of the persistent threat posed by cybercriminals. It underscores the importance of continuous monitoring and enhancement of cybersecurity measures to safeguard against evolving cyber threats

Further Action:

InsecureWeb encourages the breach victim to investigate the source of the breach, implement stronger security measures, and communicate transparently with its users about the incident and the measures taken to mitigate the risks.

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.