Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A significant security breach was recently detected at Federprivacy.org, the leading national trade association registered under the Ministry of Economic Development since 2008. On November 28, 2023, our team at InsecureWeb discovered a breach called “Federprivacy 11-2023” by the hacker known as “frog”. This breach resulted in the theft of approximately 1.21GB of data, including sensitive emails belonging to the association.

Where and How?

The security breach was found on a dark web forum, specifically on leakbase.io. The hacker, frog, exploited vulnerabilities in Federprivacy’s security measures, gaining unauthorized access to their systems. As a result, a substantial amount of information was compromised, including confidential emails that contained sensitive communication and potentially valuable data. This breach serves as a reminder of the importance of robust security measures to protect organizations and their sensitive information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Federprivacy.org has not experienced any known history of security breaches in the past. As the leading association for privacy and data protection professionals, they have maintained a strong track record in safeguarding their members’ information. However, this recent breach highlights the evolving threat landscape and the need for constant vigilance to combat cybercriminals.

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.