Data Breach Summary
VPS.net, a provider of virtual private servers (VPS) for web hosting and cloud services, has experienced a disconcerting security breach. On September 16, 2023, our diligent team at InsecureWeb detected the breach, uncovering a breach named “VPS 09-2023” orchestrated by the notorious hacking group Ninja Defender.
Where and How?
Our investigation revealed that the breach occurred within chat apps, specifically on the widely used platform Telegram.org. Approximately 2.36KB of confidential data, primarily compromised email accounts, were illicitly accessed, posing a substantial risk to both VPS.net and its users. This breach highlights the critical importance of implementing robust cybersecurity measures, even for providers like VPS.net that specialize in virtual private servers and cloud services.
VPS.net, renowned for its comprehensive VPS and cloud services, became the target of opportunistic hackers seeking to exploit potential vulnerabilities within its infrastructure. This breach serves as a vivid reminder of the persistent threat of cyber attacks and emphasizes the necessity for organizations to remain vigilant, continuously fortifying their security measures.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
To date, there is no known history of security breaches for VPS.net. This breach represents an isolated incident, underlining the company’s commitment to maintaining rigorous security practices and protecting user data.
The compromise of email data raises critical concerns regarding user privacy and data security. VPS.net must respond promptly, assess the extent of the breach, reinforce its security measures, and mitigate any potential consequences resulting from the unauthorized access. InsecureWeb is dedicated to supporting VPS.net and other organizations in their commitment to cybersecurity and safeguarding confidential data
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.