Data Breach Summary
InsecureWeb, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in scanning the dark web for security breaches, has discovered a data breach at tendermines.com, a website that provides information about tenders and business opportunities in India. On April 5, 2023, a hacker group known as #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database posted the compromised information on Telegram. The breach compromised approximately 6.61 MB of data, including customers’ names, PAN card details, emails, mobile numbers, state, city, pin code, Aadhar numbers, business names, addresses, and other personal information.
Where and How?
InsecureWeb detected the data breach on Telegram, where the hacker group #@Leaked_Breached_Hacked_Database posted the compromised information. The exact method used by the hackers to access the data is unknown, but it is suspected that they used advanced hacking techniques to exploit vulnerabilities in the website’s security defenses.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
This is the first time that tendermines.com has suffered a data breach. The company has issued a public statement acknowledging the breach and has apologized to its customers for any inconvenience caused. The company has also assured its customers that it will take all necessary measures to prevent such incidents from happening 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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.