Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent detection, InsecureWeb has uncovered a security breach on 126.com, a Chinese technology company NetEase’s email service. The breach, carried out by the hacker group #NinjaDefender on 15th December 2023, resulted in the compromise of a substantial amount of data. InsecureWeb promptly detected the breach on a different platform, telegram.org, on the same date.

Where and How?

The security breach that exposed 126.com users’ information occurred on 15th December 2023, but it was detected by InsecureWeb on the same day. The compromised data, totaling 3.24KB, primarily consisted of emails. The breach was discovered on telegram.org, highlighting the importance of comprehensive monitoring across various platforms to identify and mitigate potential security threats promptly.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

This is not the first time that InsecureWeb has detected a security breach on 126.com. The renowned Chinese technology company NetEase has faced previous incidents of compromised security. While specific details about the past security breaches are not disclosed, it underscores the significance of maintaining robust security measures to safeguard 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.