Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, the renowned cybersecurity company Norton fell victim to a breach orchestrated by the notorious hacker group #NinjaDefender. The breach, which occurred on 15-12-2023, was swiftly detected by InsecureWeb’s vigilant scanning of the dark web. Approximately 43.4KB of sensitive information, including emails, was stolen from norton.com.

Where and How?

The breach at Norton.com occurred due to a flaw in the website’s security infrastructure. Exploiting this vulnerability, #NinjaDefender infiltrated the system and gained unauthorized access to a significant amount of data. The stolen information, totaling 43.4KB, contained various emails of potentially sensitive nature.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Sadly, this is not the first time that Norton.com has faced a security breach. The company, known for providing antivirus software and cybersecurity solutions, has had a history of previous breaches. While the specific details of these previous incidents have been redacted, it is evident that Norton.com has been targeted by malicious actors in the past.

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.