Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A large-scale security breach has been detected at Showsonsale.com, a domain associated with the sale of event and show tickets. The breach, named “Showsonsale 11-2023 leaked by markitto35,” was discovered by InsecureWeb on January 24, 2024. The breach occurred earlier, on an undisclosed date in November 2023. InsecureWeb, specialized in scanning the dark web for leaked security holes, found the compromised information on a dark web forum called leakbase.io.

Where and How?

The breach at Showsonsale.com involved the exposure of a significant amount of sensitive information. A database containing approximately 5.63GB of data was discovered by InsecureWeb. The compromised information mainly comprised emails.

The breach took place on the dark web, a hidden part of the internet notorious for illegal activities. Showsonsale.com’s data was found on a dark web forum, leakbase.io, which is known for facilitating the exchange of stolen data. The leaked information, such as emails, could potentially be misused by malicious actors for various nefarious purposes.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

To date, there is no known history of security breaches at Showsonsale.com. This recent breach represents the first known incident of data compromise affecting the domain. However, it is important to note that data breaches can occur without being publicly disclosed or detected, so there may be unreported incidents in the past.

InsecureWeb remains committed to actively monitoring the dark web for any potential security breaches and promptly notifying affected parties to mitigate the impact of such incidents.

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.