Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

BT Group, a British telecommunications and technology company, has suffered a significant security breach. On an undisclosed date, our security team at InsecureWeb detected a breach in the company’s domain, bt.com. The breach, which was attributed to the hacker group #NinjaDefender, resulted in the theft of approximately 18.8KB of data. The compromised information primarily includes emails. This breach was detected on 15-12-2023 and was found on the website telegram.org.

Where and How?

The security breach targeting BT Group occurred on the domain bt.com, a platform that provides telecommunications and technology services. The breach was detected by our vigilant security team at InsecureWeb on 15-12-2023. The hacker group responsible for this breach is #NinjaDefender. The stolen data, totaling 18.8KB, primarily consists of emails. The breach was discovered on the website telegram.org, raising concerns about the security of communications on that platform.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

BT Group has a known history of security breaches. While we have redacted specific information, it is important to note that previous breaches have been documented and made available publicly. These incidents highlight the need for enhanced security measures within the organization. It is crucial for BT Group to learn from these past breaches and strengthen its cybersecurity protocols to safeguard sensitive customer 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.