Experts from threat intelligence firm have discovered the availability on the darkweb of records of over 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia from multiple countries.
The huge trove of data was discovered by the researchers during their regular Deepweb and Darkweb monitoring activity. The experts came across a post published by a credible threat actor that claimed to be in possession of a database containing the above records.
The leaked traveler’s records include Passenger ID, Full Name, Mobile Number, Passport Details, Address, Gender, and Flight Details.
The researchers acquired the data and analyzed it, then indexed the information on the company data breach monitoring and notification platform AmiBreached.com. People who’re concerned about their information exposure can register on the platform to query it to check if their data have been exposed.
The experts are still investigating the case, meantime provided the following recommendations:
(SecurityAffairs – hacking, travelers)
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