On March 13, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the Vodafone.com site, exposing sensitive information of its users. The breach was first posted by Pavlov on the dark web forum HydraMarket. The information stolen in the breach included usernames, passwords, and other personal information. The size of the stolen data was 28.7 MB.
Where and How?
The breach was first discovered on HydraMarket, a dark web forum that is known for being a hub for cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen data. HydraMarket is notorious for being a place where hackers and cybercriminals can sell and trade stolen data. This raises concerns about the potential for further unauthorized access to the stolen data. A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
This is not the first data breach that has affected the company. In 2017, Vodafone experienced a similar attack, in which the personal data of 2,000 customers was stolen. This breach was also discovered on a dark web forum. This raises concerns about the company’s security measures and their ability to protect their users’ data. Vodafone 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 Users
To protect their personal information and accounts associated with Vodafone.com, users are advised to change their passwords immediately. It is also recommended that users enable two-factor authentication, as this adds an extra layer of security to their accounts. Additionally, users should monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity and report any unauthorized access to the appropriate authorities.
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.