Data Breach Summary
On 01-09-2023, InsecureWeb’s vigilant scanning of the dark web detected a security breach affecting the renowned proxy service, ProxyElite.info. The breach leaked by Ninja Defender, in september 2023 involved the compromise of sensitive data, including emails. InsecureWeb’s expert cybersecurity team swiftly identified the breach, ensuring the timely notification of ProxyElite.info’s administrators.
Where and How?
The breach was discovered within chat applications, specifically within the popular platform Telegram.org. Through our comprehensive scanning algorithms, InsecureWeb detected a security flaw within ProxyElite.info’s chat application integration, enabling unauthorized access to a considerable amount of data. Approximately 336 Bytes of information, primarily consisting of emails, were exposed to potential misuse. This intrusion highlights the importance of robust security measures, even within seemingly secure platforms.
ProxyElite.info, a trusted provider of proxy services, suffered an unfortunate compromise that could have severe consequences for their users. As a company offering secure and anonymous internet browsing, ProxyElite.info holds vast amounts of valuable user information. The breach poses a considerable risk to the privacy and security of individuals who rely on ProxyElite.info’s services.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
ProxyElite.info has been a reputable proxy service, known for its dedication to providing secure and reliable connections. Prior to this incident, ProxyElite.info has no known history of security breaches. This breach serves as a stark reminder that even the most security-conscious organizations can fall victim to determined hackers.
InsecureWeb remains committed to ensuring the safety of its clients’ data and promptly alerting them to any potential breaches. By actively monitoring the dark web, we aim to identify security vulnerabilities and help companies proactively address them. ProxyElite.info has taken immediate action to rectify the breach, reinforcing their security infrastructure to safeguard user information.
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.