Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A significant security breach at sul.com.br, a Brazilian domain associated with online services and regional information from southern Brazil, has recently been detected. The breach, known as “sul 12-2023,” was carried out by the hacker @Ninjadefender on December 15, 2023. In total, 4.16KB of sensitive information, including emails, was stolen. The breach was identified by InsecureWeb’s state-of-the-art dark web scanning technology.

Where and How?

The breach occurred when a database containing sensitive information from sul.com.br was compromised. It is suspected that the breach took place on a popular chat app, specifically telegram.org. The stolen information, amounting to 4.16KB, primarily consisted of email addresses. This breach poses a significant threat to the privacy and security of sul.com.br’s users, potentially leading to phishing attempts, identity theft, or unauthorized access to personal accounts.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

According to available information, sul.com.br does not have a known history of security breaches prior to the sul 12-2023 incident. However, it is crucial to note that the absence of a known history does not guarantee the absence of previous breaches. Security breaches can occur without detection or public disclosure, making it challenging to ascertain a company’s complete 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.