Data Breach Summary
On March 13, 2023, InsecureWeb discovered a data breach affecting the ud.ac.ae, the website of Dubai University. The stolen data was from the welfare database of the university and was posted for sale on the Hydra Market website by Pavlov. The breach was discovered on the dark web forum and the stolen data was found on hydramarket.co. The breach resulted in the compromise of 13.2 mb of personal information.
Where and How the Breach Occurred
The breach occurred on ud.ac.ae, the website of Dubai University. The hacker was able to gain access to the welfare database of the university and steal personal information. The stolen data was then posted for sale on the Hydra Market website. A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
History of Data Breaches on Ud.ac.ae
This is not the first time that ud.ac.ae has suffered a data breach. In the past, the university has been targeted by hackers who have stolen students’ personal information. In response, the university has implemented security measures such as password resets and two-factor authentication to protect students’ data. The university 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.
Protecting Your Personal Information and Accounts
To protect your personal information and accounts, it is important to take proactive steps. If you are a student of Dubai University, it is recommended that you change your password immediately. It is also recommended that you enable two-factor authentication to add an extra layer of security to your account. Additionally, it is important to monitor your account for any suspicious activity and report any unauthorized transactions to the university’s support team immediately.
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.