Online travel booking website Yatra.com was compromised and attackers steal 5 Million user records that include email address & physical addresses, phone numbers & plain text passwords & PINs.
The Yatra.com data breach happened back in 2013, and it came to light now, data breach recorder vigilante.pw first noticed the breach, according to Have I Been Pwned 5,033,997 accounts were pwned in the data breach.
— Derick Thomas (@derick_thomas) July 5, 2018
Have I Been Pwned tweeted that around 60% of emails were already in their breach database directory. Have I Been Pwned launched by Hunt in August, is to help organizations avoid using passwords that have previously appeared in a data breach or have been otherwise compromised in the past.
New breach: Indian bookings website Yatra had 5M records breached in 2013 including email & physical addresses, phone numbers & plain text passwords & PINs. The breach was previously reported by @Vigilante_pw, 60% of emails were already in @haveibeenpwned https://t.co/LGaAnj1hUA
— Have I Been Pwned (@haveibeenpwned) July 4, 2018
Recent version’s of Firefox launched a new tool partnered with HaveIBeenPwned.com that allows users to check that their accounts have been compromised in a data breach. For Google Chrome free Chrome extension “PassProtect” to check in real-time whether you have been using already a breached password in the past.
In the modern digital world data is a crucial component of an organization, data leaks pose a serious threat to company reputation, loss of critical information and temporary loss of ability to trade.
In the past, leading enterprises like Target, Sony, and Yahoo became the victim of data breach. In the year 2013, Target admitted that 40 million cards were likely skimmed in security breaches. In the year 2014, half a billion accounts were compromised at Yahoo.
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