Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a shocking security breach, TIM Brasil, a leading telecommunications company in Brazil, fell victim to a massive data leak. On December 2023, a database containing sensitive information from tim.com.br was discovered. The breach exposed personal details such as name, TP log, address, neighborhood, city, state, zip code, phone number, and operator. The breach was detected by the renowned security team at InsecureWeb, who promptly took action to mitigate the damage caused by this breach. The hacker responsible for the leak is @leakedbreachedhackeddatabase, and the breach was detected on June 12, 2023.

Where and How?

The security breach was found on the popular messaging platform Telegram.org. The hacker, @leakedbreachedhackeddatabase, published the stolen data on their Telegram channel. The leaked information amounted to a staggering 2.29GB of data, comprising personal details of TIM Brasil’s customers. This breach compromised the privacy and security of thousands of individuals who trusted TIM Brasil with their personal information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

TIM Brasil has unfortunately experienced several security breaches in the past. While we cannot disclose all the details, it is evident that the company has faced challenges in safeguarding their customers’ data. The recent breach is another reminder of the importance of robust security measures and constant vigilance in an increasingly interconnected world. TIM Brasil must prioritize the implementation of advanced security protocols to prevent further breaches and protect the trust of their customers.

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.