Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

On February 16, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the telecommunications company Vodafone. A hacker known as twokaytwo posted the Vodafone database, which contained 28.7 MB of user data, on the website Nulled. It is unclear what specific information was compromised, but it is believed to include personal and financial data.

Where and How?

The breach was discovered on the dark web forum, The hacker was able to obtain the data by exploiting a vulnerability in Vodafone’s security protocols.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:


Company Data Breach History

This is not the first time that Vodafone has suffered a data breach. In 2017, the company experienced a breach that exposed the personal data of 2,000 customers. In 2019, another breach occurred that affected 1,800 customers. This site is working with cybersecurity experts to further investigate the incident and is taking steps to strengthen its security measures in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.

Recommendations for Personal Data Protection

To protect your personal information and accounts, it is important to take proactive steps. Here are some practical recommendations:

  1. Change your passwords frequently and use strong, unique passwords for each account.
  2. Enable two-factor authentication to add an extra layer of security to your accounts.
  3. Be cautious when sharing personal information online and only use trusted websites and apps.
  4. Regularly monitor your accounts for any suspicious activity and report any unauthorized access immediately.

By following these best practices, you can reduce the risk of becoming a victim of a data breach and protect your personal information and accounts from cyber threats.

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.