Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A recent security breach at Hostkey.com, a leading web hosting and cloud server provider, has resulted in the leakage of sensitive information. On December 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected a security leak named “Hostkey 12-2023” caused by the notorious hacker @NinjaDefender. The breach involved the theft of a database containing 69 bytes of information, including emails. This breach was promptly detected and reported by our vigilant security experts.

Where and How?

The security breach of Hostkey.com occurred in the chat apps, specifically on telegram.org. The hacker, @NinjaDefender, managed to infiltrate the vulnerable chat app and gain unauthorized access to Hostkey.com’s database. This breach resulted in the compromise of sensitive information, primarily emails of the users associated with Hostkey.com.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Hostkey.com is known for providing reliable web hosting and cloud server services, but unfortunately, this is not the first time the company has experienced a security breach. While we have redacted specific details for security reasons, it is important to note that Hostkey.com has had previous incidents of security violations. These incidents have been documented and reported on various platforms, indicating a need for stronger 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.