Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In December 2023, a security breach was detected on hush.com, a privacy-focused email service, revealing that the database had been compromised by @NinjaDefender. The breach involved the leakage of 146 bytes of sensitive information, specifically emails, and was identified by InsecureWeb.

Where and How?

The breach was found in chat apps, specifically on telegram.org, highlighting vulnerabilities in the platform’s security protocols. The stolen information included emails from hush.com, raising concerns about the privacy and security of user data on the compromised platform.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

There is no known history of security violations involving hush.com, indicating that this breach may be an isolated incident. However, the recent breach underscores the importance of robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard sensitive 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.