Data Breach Summary
In a concerning security breach, rrg-group.com, a leading insurance and financial services company based in the United Kingdom, experienced a significant compromise of sensitive information. This breach was detected by our diligent dark web scanning team at InsecureWeb on July 15, 2023. The responsible hacker, known as “sumo,” disclosed the stolen data on the dark web forum “Cronos.”
The breach involved unauthorized access to a database containing crucial information from rrg-group.com. The compromised data includes IDs, follow-up datetimes, notes status IDs, customer IDs, user IDs, active user IDs, datetimes, and follow-up type IDs.
Where and How?
This breach was traced to the dark web forum “Cronos,” notorious for hosting illicit activities, including data breaches and the trade of stolen information. The hacker, “sumo,” played a pivotal role in publishing the pilfered data, which encompassed sensitive information pertaining to rrg-group.com.
Further investigation revealed that the breach specifically targeted the company’s database containing pertinent details. Unauthorized access allowed the hacker to obtain valuable information such as IDs, follow-up datetimes, notes status IDs, customer IDs, user IDs, active user IDs, datetimes, and follow-up type IDs.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This site is working with cybersecurity experts to further investigate the incident and is taking steps to strengthen its security measures in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.
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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.