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    Shinyhunter: Group behind attack on tokopedia and minted

    On 2 May 2020, reporters revealed the ShinyHunters hacking bunch with valid client information of eleven organizations, including Indonesian internet business giant Tokopedia and attempting to sell it on a dark web marketplace and a hackers forum.

    For reasons unknown, the US-based marketplace Minted is one of those eleven organizations. For your information, the Company is famous for furnishing free craftsmen with a stage to grandstand and sell their speciality and acquire cash.

    According to the notice, the hackers figure out how to get to the organization’s client records on 6 May 2020. The data breach prompted the exposure of 5 million client certifications, including; blowfish hashed passwords, telephone numbers, and charging/dispatching addresses of Minted clients.

    minted screenshot can affirm that the whole database sold on the Dark Web for $2,500.

    The organization has completely dismissed the reports that credit card and payment related information was undermined in the data breach.

    Moreover, it has affirmed that neither money related information nor “client address book data; or photographs or customized data” faced the breach.

    Minted has informed the US government law enforcement authorities and the inestigation is still ongoing. Additionally, the organization is as of now busy with advancing its security protocols; and telling clients by means of email encouraging them to change their passwords and keep unique and strong passwords this time around.

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