Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A security breach at revolution.co.uk, the website of Revolution Software, a UK-based video game development company, has been detected. On December 2023, the security leak named “revolution 12-2023” was identified by @NinjaDefender on the dark web. The breach involved the compromise of a database containing sensitive information. The breach was discovered by InsecureWeb, a company specializing in scanning the dark web for leaked security holes.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred on revolution.co.uk, the official website of Revolution Software. The hacker, @NinjaDefender, successfully gained unauthorized access to the website’s database. This breach resulted in the theft of 99 bytes of data, including emails. The compromised information was found in chat apps, specifically on telegram.org.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Revolution Software, prior to this breach, has no known history of security violations or data breaches. The recent incident marks the first recorded breach of their website’s database.

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.