Data Breach Summary
In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, the renowned cybersecurity company Trend Micro fell victim to a significant security breach. On December 15, 2023, hackers identified as #NinjaDefender managed to infiltrate Trend Micro’s systems, resulting in the compromise of sensitive information. InsecureWeb detected the breach, revealing that approximately 6.10KB of data was stolen, including emails. This breach marks not the first time that InsecureWeb has identified a security vulnerability in trendmicro.com.
Where and How?
The security breach occurred within the systems of Trend Micro, a leading provider of antivirus, antimalware, and security solutions for both individual users and businesses. The breach was detected on the victim domain trendmicro.com. The hackers, known as #NinjaDefender, managed to bypass the company’s defenses and gain unauthorized access to the system. As a result, they were able to steal approximately 6.10KB of data, including sensitive emails. The breach was identified and reported by InsecureWeb, which specializes in scanning the dark web for leaked security holes.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Trend Micro has unfortunately experienced security breaches in the past. While the specific details of these previous breaches have been redacted, public information suggests that the company has faced challenges in protecting its systems and data. However, it is important to note that this breach is not just a repetition of previous incidents. InsecureWeb’s detection of this breach demonstrates the ongoing vigilance needed to protect against emerging threats and vulnerabilities.
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.