Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a shocking security breach discovered by #NinjaDefender, cybercriminals targeted the renowned cybersecurity firm ESET. On the 15th of December 2023, our vigilant team at InsecureWeb detected unauthorized access to ESET’s domain, eset.com. The breach exposed a staggering 27.9KB of sensitive data, including emails, placing ESET’s clients and the company itself at risk.

Where and How?

The breach occurred within the secure infrastructure of ESET’s website, eset.com. Cybercriminals, operating under the moniker #NinjaDefender, successfully infiltrated the system, exploiting a vulnerability that has yet to be disclosed. The compromised information, including emails, could potentially be used for targeted phishing attacks, identity theft, or other malicious activities. InsecureWeb’s advanced scanning techniques identified this breach, ensuring prompt countermeasures can be taken.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

This security breach at ESET.com is not the first time InsecureWeb has detected vulnerabilities in their systems. While ESET is a renowned cybersecurity provider, even the most vigilant organizations can fall victim to determined hackers. However, it is important to note that this breach is an isolated incident, and there is no known history of security violations by ESET. The company has a long-standing reputation for providing robust antivirus and security solutions to both individuals and businesses.

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.