Data Breach Summary
On December 2023, our security team at InsecureWeb detected a significant security breach at suomi24.fi, a prominent Finnish online portal catering to the Finnish community. The breach, named “suomi24 12-2023 leaked by @NinjaDefender 15-12-2023,” involved the compromise of a database containing sensitive information. The breach resulted in the theft of approximately 192 bytes of data, primarily comprising emails. The breach was promptly detected by our vigilant team, who identified the vulnerability in the chat apps, specifically on telegram.org.
Where and How?
The breach at suomi24.fi occurred through the chat apps integrated into their platform. It allowed cybercriminals to gain unauthorized access to the database containing the users’ sensitive information. As a result, a considerable amount of personal emails were stolen, potentially leaving users vulnerable to various forms of cyberattacks. The breach was detected by our advanced scanning mechanisms on December 15, 2023, allowing suomi24.fi to take immediate action to address the situation and protect its users.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Suomi24.fi has maintained a relatively clean record when it comes to security breaches. No known history of security violations has been reported prior to this incident. The breach in December 2023 serves as a wake-up call for the company to reinforce its security measures and enhance its protection against potential threats 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.
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.