Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A massive security breach at Heroinsurance.com has resulted in the theft of a significant amount of sensitive data. The breach, detected by our company InsecureWeb on August 12, 2023, revealed that the hacker, known as markitto35, had gained unauthorized access to the victim’s domain. The stolen information included 2.12GB of data, primarily comprising emails. This breach was identified on a dark web forum and reported on leakbase.io.

Where and How?

The security breach targeting Heroinsurance.com occurred on an undisclosed date, prior to our detection. The breach was detected on the dark web forum, where markitto35 had leaked the compromised data. The hacker gained access to 2.12GB of data, including sensitive emails. The breach has potentially exposed confidential information related to insurance services and coverage options offered by Hero Insurance.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

As of our analysis, there is no known history of security breaches for Heroinsurance.com. This recent breach appears to be an isolated incident. However, it is crucial for the company to strengthen their security measures and ensure the protection of their customers’ data.

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.