Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In March 2024, InsecureWeb detected a substantial data breach involving the “STARLINK[CLOUD]23031” database of type combolist. This breach was executed by the hacker group #mooncloud and was discovered on March 23, 2024. The incident resulted in the exposure of 3.13GB of sensitive information, primarily email addresses, which were found on Telegram, a widely-used chat application. InsecureWeb’s diligent monitoring of the dark web led to the identification of this significant security violation.

Where and How?

The breach occurred on Telegram, where cybercriminals leveraged vulnerabilities within the chat application to gain unauthorized access to the “STARLINK[CLOUD]23031” database. The hacker group #mooncloud successfully infiltrated the system, resulting in the unauthorized release of 3.13GB of sensitive email information. This breach highlights the critical importance of implementing stringent security measures and continuous monitoring of communication platforms to prevent such incidents. The compromised email addresses are now at risk of being used for malicious activities, including phishing scams and identity theft, underscoring the urgent need for enhanced cybersecurity protocols.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

The domains in the combolist have no known history of security breaches. This breach, identified by InsecureWeb, marks the first significant security violation involving the combolist domain. The lack of previous breaches underscores the unpredictable nature of cyber threats and the necessity for organizations to maintain robust cybersecurity defenses. By staying proactive and vigilant in their security practices, organizations can better protect sensitive information from unauthorized access and potential breaches.

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.