Data Breach Summary
The security team at InsecureWeb has recently detected a significant security breach affecting the popular Uruguayan portal, adinet.com.uy. The breach, titled “adinet 12-2023 leaked by @NinjaDefneder 15-12-2023,” was discovered on December 15, 2023. This article aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the breach, including the amount of stolen data, the perpetrator, the detection date, and the platform where it was found.
Where and How?
The security breach occurred within the chat apps used by adinet.com.uy, specifically within the messaging platform Telegram. During a routine scan of the dark web, our experts stumbled upon a leaked database containing sensitive information from adinet.com.uy. The breach exposed a total of 395 bytes of data, including emails belonging to the portal’s users.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
To the best of our knowledge, there is no known history of security violations for adinet.com.uy prior to this breach. It is worth noting that this breach represents a significant incident for the company, as it exposes the personal information of its users to potential misuse or unauthorized access. Adinet.com.uy is a prominent Uruguayan portal that offers internet services and online content.
Recommendations for Personal Data Protection
How Users Can Protect Their Information
To protect their personal information and accounts from being compromised, users should take the following steps:
– Change their passwords frequently, with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.
– Enable two-factor authentication whenever possible.
– Use unique passwords for each account, to prevent hackers from accessing multiple accounts with the same password.
– Be cautious of suspicious emails or messages, as they may contain phishing links that can compromise their accounts.
– Regularly monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity.
What is InsecureWeb?
InsecureWeb is a Dark Web monitoring service that keeps track of recent data breaches and tracks their impact by monitoring the darkest places of the internet.
Our commitment lies in providing top-notch cybersecurity services to our clients. Through continuous monitoring of the dark web and advanced threat detection methodologies, we strive to identify potential breaches promptly, enabling swift response and mitigation efforts. With our state-of-the-art tools and expertise, we prioritize the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our clients’ data.