Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A security breach occurred on iprimus.com.au, a telecommunications service provider in Australia. On 15th December 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected a security leak named “iprimus 12-2023” which was attributed to the hacker @NinjaDefender. The breach involved the exposure of a database containing sensitive information. The compromised data included emails, and a total of 77 bytes of information were stolen. Our vigilant detection system identified the breach promptly, ensuring the necessary measures could be taken to mitigate the impact.

Where and How?

The security breach was detected on the popular chat app Telegram (telegram.org). The hacker, @NinjaDefender, managed to infiltrate iprimus.com.au’s systems and gain unauthorized access to the database. This breach highlights the vulnerability of chat apps as a potential entry point for cyber attacks. The stolen information, primarily email addresses, poses a significant risk to the affected individuals’ privacy and security.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

As of our research, there is no known history of security violations or publicized data breaches associated with iprimus.com.au. This incident appears to be the first major breach impacting the company, making it a crucial learning opportunity for them to enhance their security measures and protect their customers’ 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.