Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, Alastyr.com, a Georgian provider of web hosting and domain registration services, fell victim to a breach orchestrated by a hacker known as Ninja Defender. The breach, named Alastyr 09-2023 leaked by Ninja Defender 16-09-2023, was identified on the 16th of September 2023 by our diligent security team at InsecureWeb.

Where and How?

The breach occurred within chat apps, specifically on the popular platform telegram.org. Despite the relatively small amount of data stolen, totaling 94 bytes, the compromised information holds significant importance as it includes sensitive emails belonging to Alastyr.com.

Alastyr.com, a trusted player in the web services industry, offers web hosting and domain registration services to its clients in Georgia. With this breach, the compromised emails pose a potential risk of exposing confidential communications and sensitive business information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Alastyr.com had, until this incident, maintained a clean record without any known history of security breaches. This breach has come as a shock, not only to the company but also to its clients. It serves as a reminder that even well-established organizations are susceptible to cyber threats.

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.