Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In December 2023, InsecureWeb detected a security breach on contabo.com, a German-based web hosting service provider. The breach involved a database leak of sensitive information, totaling 7.43KB, attributed to the hacker @NinjaDefender. The compromised data included emails and was found within chat apps on telegram.org.

Where and How?

The security breach on contabo.com was detected by InsecureWeb, highlighting vulnerabilities in the platform’s security protocols. The breach exposed a significant amount of data, posing a threat to user privacy and security. The stolen information, primarily emails, underscores the importance of robust cybersecurity measures to prevent unauthorized access and data breaches.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Contabo.com has a concerning track record of security breaches, with this recent incident marking another breach in their security infrastructure. The company’s susceptibility to cyber threats raises questions about their data protection practices and the need for enhanced security measures to safeguard sensitive information.

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.