Data Breach Summary
In a recent investigation conducted by InsecureWeb, a security breach was discovered on proxy.am, the popular online proxy service. The breach was detected on 01-09-2023 by our advanced monitoring system, Ninja Defender, which constantly scans the dark web for potential security threats. The breach involved a hacker known as “Ninja Defender” infiltrating the proxy service and compromising sensitive information.
Where and How?
The breach on proxy.am occurred within the chat apps, specifically on the popular messaging platform Telegram.org. Through this avenue, the hacker was able to gain unauthorized access to 56Bytes of data, primarily compromising email addresses. The stolen information could potentially lead to phishing attacks, identity theft, and various forms of cybercrime. Our vigilant monitoring system detected this breach, providing a crucial line of defense against cyber threats for our valued clients.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
Proxy.am has no known history of previous security breaches prior to this incident. However, the recent breach highlights the need for increased vigilance in maintaining the security and privacy of user information. InsecureWeb remains dedicated to providing comprehensive security solutions to protect clients like proxy.am from future breaches.
Through our continued efforts, InsecureWeb aims to minimize the risks associated with operating in the digital landscape. By actively scanning the dark web for security breaches, we empower businesses to proactively address vulnerabilities and safeguard their sensitive data.
We urge all affected users to stay vigilant and take necessary precautions, such as updating passwords, enabling two-factor authentication, and being cautious of suspicious emails or messages. InsecureWeb stands ready to assist proxy.am and its users in mitigating the potential fallout from this breach.
As the threat landscape continues to evolve, InsecureWeb remains committed to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity. We continuously improve our monitoring systems and develop innovative solutions to ensure the digital safety of our clients. Together, we can navigate the complex world of cyber threats and secure a brighter, safer future.
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.