Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A recent security breach has rocked the popular online streaming platform for anime, Wakanim.tv. Detected on 7th December 2023 by our team at InsecureWeb, the breach involved the leak of sensitive information from the platform’s database. The hacker, known as #dataleak, published a staggering 7.80GB of compromised data, including email addresses, IP and physical addresses, names, usernames, and more. This breach is a significant cause for concern among Wakanim.tv’s user base.

Where and How?

The breach was discovered on the notorious dark web platform, Telegram.org. This is not the first time that #dataleak has targeted companies and exposed their users’ private information. The leaked database from Wakanim.tv was found on December 2023. The hacker made the stolen information available on the Telegram channel #dataleak, attracting attention from cybercriminals and posing a serious threat to the privacy and security of Wakanim.tv users.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Wakanim.tv has had no known history of security violations prior to this incident. The platform prides itself on providing a secure online streaming experience for anime enthusiasts across different regions. However, this recent breach has left the company and its users vulnerable to potential identity theft, phishing attacks, and other cybercrimes. It is crucial for the company to take swift action to mitigate the impact of this breach and enhance their security measures moving forward.

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.