Data Breach Summary
In a concerning discovery, InsecureWeb has detected a significant security breach that has impacted Vurbis.com, an online platform focused on project and team management. This breach, referred to as “Vurbis,” was discovered on June 4th, 2023. The perpetrator behind this breach is identified as Sumo. A database containing sensitive information from Vurbis.com was uncovered on the dark web during June 2023. The leaked data, totaling 39.6 MB, includes ID, Hashcode, Email Address, Company Name, Name, Title, Surname 1, Surname 2, Password, Fiscal Number, Address 1, Address 2, City, Zip Code, Phone Number 1, Phone Number 2, Country, Province, Family Card, Birth Date, Customer Source, Avelon ID, and Mailplus Encrypted ID. Immediate attention is required to protect against potential misuse of this exposed information.
Where and How?
Vurbis.com serves as an online platform dedicated to efficient project and team management. During the breach, an unauthorized party was able to access a vulnerable database containing critical user information. The attacker, leveraging this vulnerability, successfully exfiltrated data that included ID, Hashcode, Email Address, Company Name, Name, Title, Surname 1, Surname 2, Password, Fiscal Number, Address 1, Address 2, City, Zip Code, Phone Number 1, Phone Number 2, Country, Province, Family Card, Birth Date, Customer Source, Avelon ID, and Mailplus Encrypted ID. This devastating breach has compromised the integrity and security of users’ project management data. Sumo, the individual responsible for the breach, made the stolen information publicly accessible on the dark web forum Cronos.li.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
As of our research, there is no known history of security breaches impacting Vurbis.com prior to this incident. Nevertheless, this breach serves as a formidable lesson on the need for robust security measures and the continuous evaluation of potential vulnerabilities in order to safeguard sensitive information.
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?
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