Last updated on December 23rd, 2022 at 02:12 pm
It has been detected that the source codes of the popular social media application TikTok and the sharing claiming that 2 Billion user data have been seized. The said data breach was claimed to be performed by the threat actor group known as AgainstTheWest, and screenshots of the allegedly seized data were shared on their social media accounts. It was stated in the post that the data breach occurred due to the use of weak passwords on the servers.
Beehive Cybersecurity security researchers have verified belonging to TikTok users by analyzing some of the available data. In order not to be the target of similar security breaches that may be carried out in this context; It is recommended to replace the passwords used in the accounts with passwords created using strong policies, to enable MFA/2FA authentication features on all possible platforms, and to be careful against advanced phishing/social engineering attacks that can be carried out using data leaked to the internet.