Investigation report “Remote Staff Information Leak”
Download the report on Remote Staff case, a company-outsourcer of technological profiles in Phillippines, and find out about the leak from its database from our analysts.
The leak, which affected nearly 100,000 user records, was posted on the Internet through sites dedicated to the exhibition of this type of security breaches. The evidence of sale of those records in the deep web or specialized forums has not been found.
Our team of analysts figured out that the information was stored in a text file that contained up to 99.470 records of different users. The most affected domains mostly belonged to Yahoo or Gmail email service providers.
Our experts come to the conclusion that poor user password management could have become a window of opportunity for the attackers who might have gained access to some accounts if they managed to break stored password hashes.