Saturday, February 9, 2019

Brazil - Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas Database - BREACH

Exploit: Exposed database.
Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CFP) Database: CFP is a Brazilian national identifying number attributed by the Brazilian Federal Revenue, that must be issued before opening a bank account, creating a business, paying taxes, or getting a loan.
correct severe gaugeRisk to Small Business: 1.777= SevereThe breach only
contained user’s subscription status, but it is believed that this could be the first part of a more extreme breach. Because the bad actor knows if user’s subscriptions are active, inactive, or paused, they could send out spear-phishing emails about the subscriptions that would trick users into clicking.
correct moderate gaugeIndividual Risk: 1.857= SevereThere is a significant amount of personal information that was exposed during this breach that would be highly useful to a bad actor wishing to engage in a spear phishing campaign.
Customers Impacted: 120 million Brazilians.How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business The personal data of customers was exposed which would be highly damaging for any organization. In many countries, the organization would also face consequences from the government such as fines.ID Agent to the Rescue: ID Agent offers Dark Web ID™ which discovers compromised credentials that could be used to implement a crypto jacking script. Make sure your credentials are safe; for more information go tohttps://www.idagent.com/dark-web/.Risk Levels:1 - Extreme Risk2 - Severe Risk3 - Moderate Risk*The risk score is calculated using a formula that takes into account a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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