Database of 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia put on sale on Dark Web hacker forums

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Hackers have put up a database of 45 million+ travelers to Thailand and Malaysia on Dark Web hacker forums for sale

If you have traveled to Thailand and Malaysia in the recent past, you should probably check your emails, bank statements and social media accounts for unauthorized entries. Security researchers from Dark Web tracking firm, Cyble have discovered a data trove of nearly 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia put up for sale on Dark Web hacker forums.

Cyble says that the database contains information about tourists from multiple countries who traveled to Malaysia and Thailand. The database contains the tourist’s names, travel records, Passenger ID, mobile number, passport details, physical address, gender, etc. Cyble discovered the database during their Dark Web indexing and monitoring and found that a credible hacker with past record has put the database up for sale.

Cyble has acquired the data and analyzed it, then indexed the information on the company data breach monitoring and notification platform AmiBreached.com. If you have undertaken travel to Thailand or Malaysia in the recent past, you should check if your details have been leaked on this website and take action accordingly.

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