Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

Emil.com, a popular email service provider, recently fell victim to a significant security breach. On December 2023, a database containing sensitive information from Emil.com was discovered to have been leaked. The breach was detected by our vigilant team at InsecureWeb, who uncovered the breach on 16-12-2023. The hacker responsible for this breach, known as @NinjaDefender, had managed to infiltrate Emil.com’s system and obtain a staggering 85 bytes of compromised data. This breach highlights the critical importance of robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard user information.

Where and How?

The security breach at Emil.com occurred within the chat apps used by the email service provider. @NinjaDefender exploited vulnerabilities in the chat apps, gaining unauthorized access to a database containing sensitive information. The compromised data includes emails belonging to Emil.com users. The breach was discovered by our expert team at InsecureWeb, who continuously scan the dark web for leaked security holes. Through our diligent efforts, we uncovered the presence of the leaked database on December 2023, ensuring that prompt action could be taken to mitigate the potential risks to Emil.com users.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Emil.com has a clean history when it comes to known security breaches. Prior to this recent incident, there have been no reported or publicly known instances of security violations affecting Emil.com users. The breach detected by InsecureWeb represents the first significant breach in the company’s history, highlighting the importance of ongoing security measures to protect user 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.