Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

Hostingru.net, a Russian web hosting service provider, recently fell victim to a security breach that resulted in the leakage of sensitive information. On December 2023, our security experts at InsecureWeb detected a database containing valuable data from Hostingru.net. The breach was attributed to the notorious hacker known as @NinjaDefender, who goes by the pseudonym of NinjaDefender. The breach was swiftly detected and reported by our vigilant team on 16-12-2023.

Where and How?

The breach unfolded within the digital realm of chat apps, specifically on the popular platform telegram.org. The attacker, NinjaDefender, exploited vulnerabilities within the hosting service’s infrastructure to gain unauthorized access to the database. As a result, approximately 821 bytes of sensitive data, including emails, were pilfered from Hostingru.net. This breach represents a significant compromise of user information that could potentially expose individuals to various risks such as phishing attacks and identity theft.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Hostingru.net has unfortunately experienced previous security breaches, as evidenced by the breach detected in December 2023. While we have redacted specific details for privacy and confidentiality reasons, it is important to note that this is not the first instance of a security violation for the company. However, it is important to state that no known history of security breaches is publicly available.

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.