Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach discovered by InsecureWeb, the renowned Russian web hosting and domain registration service provider, Advens.ru, fell victim to a breach conducted by a hacker known as Ninja Defender. This breach, codenamed Advens 09-2023 leaked by Ninja Defender 16-09-2023, was detected on the 16th of September 2023 by our vigilant security team.

Where and How?

The breach occurred within the realm of chat apps, specifically on the widely used platform, telegram.org. It is alarming to note that a mere 66 bytes of data were stolen during this breach. However, the compromised information itself holds great significance as it includes sensitive emails belonging to Advens.ru.

Advens.ru, a prominent player in the Russian web services industry, offers web hosting and domain registration services to numerous clients. With this breach, their customers’ emails have been compromised, potentially exposing confidential communication and sensitive business information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Advens.ru, until this incident, had maintained a commendable record of security. No known history of security breaches existed prior to this unfortunate event. The breach has come as a shock to both the company and its clients, highlighting the ever-present threat of cyber attacks even for well-established organizations.

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. InsecureWeb notifies users and enterprises when their data has been found online and helps them mitigate the impact.