Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach, the popular domain 212.com fell victim to a cyberattack, resulting in the leak of sensitive information. On December 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected the breach, which involved the hacking group @NinjaDefender. The breach compromised a database containing valuable data from 212.com. Approximately 4.58KB of information was stolen, primarily consisting of emails. This alarming breach highlights the urgent need for enhanced security measures in the digital landscape.

Where and How?

The security breach at 212.com occurred through vulnerabilities in chat apps, specifically on Telegram.org. The hacker group @NinjaDefender successfully exploited these weaknesses, gaining unauthorized access to the database storing sensitive information. Despite the efforts of the victim domain’s security measures, this breach revealed the potential risks associated with chat app vulnerabilities.

The stolen information, totaling 4.58KB, primarily compromised email accounts. While the exact details of the data content remain undisclosed, the breach serves as a reminder of the importance of safeguarding personal and confidential information.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

The recent security breach at 212.com is not the first incident that has affected the domain’s security. While there is limited publicly available information regarding previous breaches, it is clear that 212.com has faced challenges in maintaining the integrity of its data. However, further details of previous incidents have been redacted for security reasons. It is crucial for organizations to learn from past breaches and strengthen their security protocols to mitigate future risks.

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.