Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A staggering security breach has recently come to light, exposing the sensitive personal information of 85 million citizens of Brazil. The breach, involving the leak of 1.20GB of data, was detected on November 29, 2023. It was found on the dark web forum leakbase.io by our vigilant team at InsecureWeb.

Where and How?

This security breach occurred when a database containing highly confidential details from 85 million Brazilian citizens was discovered on the dark web. The leaked information includes crucial data such as CPF (Brazilian identification number), full names, birth dates, residential addresses, C.E.P (postal codes), and even the names of mothers. The breach was made public by a notorious dark web hacker known as “frog.” This malevolent individual chose leakbase.io as the platform to expose the stolen data.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Fortunately, there is no known history of security violations or data breaches concerning the victim domain. This incident appears to be an unfortunate first for the company, leading to a significant compromise of sensitive personal 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.