Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

Sensitive information belonging to epage.ru, a popular Russian classified ads portal, was compromised in a recent security breach. The breach was detected by our expert team at InsecureWeb on 16-12-2023. The hacker responsible for this breach, who goes by the name @NinjaDefender, leaked a database containing valuable data from epage.ru. In total, 52 bytes of compromised information, including emails, were stolen.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred within epage.ru’s chat apps, specifically in telegram.org. The hacker, @NinjaDefender, exploited vulnerabilities within the chat platform, gaining unauthorized access to a database holding sensitive user information. As a result, emails belonging to epage.ru users were compromised, potentially exposing them to various security risks.

Company Data Breach History

Epager.ru has had no known history of security violations or breaches prior to this incident.

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.