Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach detected by InsecureWeb, popular security company Quick Heal’s website, quickheal.com, became a victim of a cyber attack. The breach occurred on the 15th of December 2023, and it was swiftly detected by our vigilant team. The hacker responsible for this breach goes by the name #NinjaDefender. The compromised data amounted to 1.37KB and primarily included email information.

Where and How?

The breach took place on the website of Quick Heal, a renowned security solutions provider offering antivirus software and security products. Despite Quick Heal’s efforts to safeguard their systems, #NinjaDefender managed to exploit a vulnerability, leading to unauthorized access. Our team detected this breach on the dark web, specifically on the platform telegram.org.

During the breach, a significant amount of sensitive information was stolen, putting Quick Heal’s customers at risk. While the stolen data is limited to emails, it is crucial to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to prevent any potential misuse of this information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Quick Heal’s website, quickheal.com, has unfortunately been targeted by cyber attacks in the past as well. InsecureWeb has previously detected security breaches on their website, highlighting the need for continuous improvement in their security measures. Despite these incidents, Quick Heal remains committed to addressing vulnerabilities and protecting their customers’ data.

It is important to note that this breach is an isolated incident limited to quickheal.com, and there is no known history of security violations involving Quick Heal’s software or other platforms.

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.