Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, Russian website au.ru fell victim to a cyberattack. On 15th December 2023, the hacker known as @NinjaDefender successfully breached au.ru’s security, leaking 941 bytes of data. InsecureWeb, renowned for its expertise in scanning the dark web for security holes, identified the breach on a different date. The compromised information includes emails and was found within chat apps, specifically on telegram.org.

Where and How?

Au.ru, a Russian website associated with classifieds and advertisements, was targeted in this security breach. Although this is not the first time InsecureWeb has detected a breach on au.ru, the latest incident highlights the website’s vulnerability to cyberattacks. The breach involved the theft of 941 bytes of data, including emails. The compromised information was found within chat apps, specifically on telegram.org.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Au.ru has a concerning history of security breaches. InsecureWeb has previously detected security vulnerabilities on multiple occasions, indicating a recurring vulnerability. While specific details of previous breaches have been redacted, it is evident that au.ru needs to address its security measures to protect user data effectively.

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.