Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a shocking revelation, a massive security breach has recently been detected, exposing highly sensitive data of the Indian 1M Sample. The breach, known as the Indian 1M Sample leak, occurred on November 2023 but was only discovered on September 11, 2023. The breach was detected by InsecureWeb, a renowned company specializing in scanning the dark web for leaked security holes. This alarming breach raises concerns about the security of personal information and the potential misuse of sensitive data.

Where and How?

The security breach took place within the popular messaging platform Telegram, specifically in the chats app. The leaked database, containing a staggering 1 million Indian Sample records, was published on the notorious #LeakedBreachedHackedDatabase Telegram channel. The compromised information includes personally identifiable details such as names, phone numbers, ages, genders, addresses, districts, pincodes, states, and towns. This substantial amount of stolen information, totaling 454MB, poses a significant threat to the privacy and security of the affected individuals.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Indian sample 1M, a victim of this recent breach, has no known history of previous security breaches. Regardless, this breach serves as a stark reminder of the ever-present threat of cyberattacks and highlights the critical need for robust security measures to protect sensitive information.

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.