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Hacker Claims QuoteWizard Data Breach: 190M Records Exposed

Sp1d3r provided a few sample entries from the database and suggested a high asking price of USD 2 million for prospective customers in order to support the assertions.

by Ashish Khaitan June 3rd, 2024

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Sp1d3r, a dark web actor, allegedly stole 2 TB of compressed data from QuoteWizard, a US-based insurance business. According to the threat actor’s post, over 190 million people’s sensitive personal data was compromised in this alleged QuoteWizard data breach, which was made public on the dark web forum nuovo BreachForums.

The threat actor also claim that the cyberattack on QuoteWizard produced stolen data that included a variety of documents including personally identifiable information (PII), including complete names, partially completed credit card numbers, driving records, and other background information.

Furthermore, it was reported that the stolen dataset included more than 3 billion tracking pixel data entries, including addresses, ages, mobile information, and accident at-fault details. Sp1d3r provided a few sample entries from the database and suggested a high asking price of USD 2 million for prospective customers in order to support the assertions.

The Overview of QuoteWizard Data Breach Claims

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The firm has not disclosed any notice regarding the authenticity of the QuoteWizard data breach, despite the claims of intrusion and the data being auctioned for USD 2 million. However, the dire implications of this breach extend not only to QuoteWizard but also to the broader insurance industry, especially the parent company LendingTree, LLC.

Moreover, the threat doesn’t stop here nor does the list of long claims. As Sp1d3r suggests the data stolen from QuoteWizard also includes information from other insurance carriers as well. A huge amount of private information in the wrong hands presents an immediate threat to people’s security and privacy.

QuoteWizard Faces Connectivity Issues

In an attempt to find out more about this QuoteWizard data breach, The Cyber Express tried to make contact with the company. However, QuoteWizard’s website displays a “403 Forbidden” error notice, suggesting that the company is experiencing difficulties connecting to the internet.

This error typically indicates that the server is preventing access to particular resources or portions of the website because it has detected threats or unauthorized activity on the website. This is an ongoing story and The Cyber Express will be closely monitoring the situation. We’ll update this post once we have more information on the alleged 

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