Data Breach Summary
In a shocking revelation, InsecureWeb, a leading cybersecurity company, has detected a major security breach that resulted in the exposure of a staggering 1.2 million contacts from Malaysia. The breach, known as “08-2023 leaked by markitto,” was detected on November 8, 2023, through vigilant monitoring of the dark web forum. This breach is a stark reminder of the constant threats lurking in the digital world.
Where and How?
The breach occurred on the dark web forum leakbase.io and involved the compromise of 835MB of data. The stolen information primarily consists of emails belonging to the victims. InsecureWeb’s advanced scanning algorithms and expertise enabled them to identify the breach, ensuring timely action to mitigate the potential damage.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Upon researching the victim domain, no known history of security violations or previous breaches could be found. This incident seems to be an isolated case, highlighting the importance of proactive security measures to prevent such 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.
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.