Data Breach Summary
ticanalyse.org, a data analysis service for the tourism industry, experienced a devastating security breach resulting in the exposure of sensitive information. Our team at InsecureWeb detected the breach on June 23rd, 2023. The breach was initiated by a hacker known as “sumo,” who published the stolen data on the dark web forum “Cronos.”
The breach involved unauthorized access to a database containing a considerable amount of sensitive information from ticanalyse.org. The stolen data includes user login IDs, passwords, nicknames, email addresses, registration information, and activation keys.
Where and How?
The breach was found on the dark web forum “Cronos,” known for trading in stolen data and facilitating illegal activities, including data breaches. The hacker “sumo” is believed to have extracted the compromised data from the database of ticanalyse.org, a platform that specializes in data analysis for the tourism industry.
Further investigation revealed that the breach originated from the Cronos forum and subsequently affected the database of ticanalyse.org, which housed sensitive user information. The compromised data includes user login IDs, passwords, nicknames, email addresses, registration dates, and activation keys.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
To date, there is no known history of security breaches reported for ticanalyse.org. This breach serves as a reminder of the ever-present risks companies face in maintaining data security. It underscores the urgency of implementing robust security measures to ensure customer trust and safeguard sensitive information.
At ticanalyse.org, we understand the importance of prompt breach detection and response. Our team is working closely with cybersecurity experts to investigate the incident thoroughly, mitigate the security breach, and enhance security protocols.
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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.