May 14, 2024 1 min read

In March 2023, TechGuardian, a prominent cybersecurity firm, faced a significant data breach. The breach was the result of a sophisticated spear-phishing campaign that tricked several employees into providing login credentials to critical internal systems. This cyber attack resulted in the unauthorized access to sensitive client data, including security reports and vulnerability assessments. The incident was contained quickly due to the firm's robust incident response protocol, but the damage was done. The stolen data was subsequently leaked on the dark web, leading to a loss in client trust, a temporary dip in the stock market, and substantial reputational damage to TechGuardian. Immediate steps were taken to enhance internal security measures and provide additional training to employees on detecting phishing attempts.


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"linkid": "techguardian",
"type": "Breach",
"date": "03/2023",
"severity": "85",
"impact": "4",
"explanation": "Attack with significant impact with customers data leaks"

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