Data Breach Summary
In a recent security breach, cmesociety.com, a commercial website, fell victim to a significant data leak. On February 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected a breach where a database containing sensitive information from cmesociety.com was exposed. The breach was attributed to an individual named Chucky, who published the information on the dark web forum leakbase.io. The leaked data included a range of personal and professional details, such as user information, contact details, addresses, and even attachments. The breach involved a considerable amount of data, with a total of 12.6GB of information stolen.
Where and How?
The security breach at cmesociety.com was detected on the dark web forum Database.io. This platform is notorious for hosting illegal activities, including the trading of stolen data. Chucky, the individual responsible for the breach, took advantage of the platform to share the stolen information. The leaked database contained various fields, including sno, user, title, fname, lname, country, email, phno, category, track name, address, attachment, date, ipaddress, status, app user id, and source. This vast amount of exposed data poses a significant risk to the affected individuals, as it can potentially lead to identity theft, phishing attempts, and other malicious activities.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Based on available information, there is no known history of security violations or data breaches associated with cmesociety.com. This breach appears to be an isolated incident, highlighting the importance of continuous monitoring and proactive 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.