Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A security breach at Hostinet.com, a Spanish web hosting service provider, has resulted in the exposure of sensitive information. On December 2023, our team at InsecureWeb detected a security leak named “Hostinet 12-2023” which was attributed to the hacker @NinjaDefender on December 16, 2023. The breach was discovered in chat apps, specifically on telegram.org, and it involved the theft of 246 bytes of data, primarily compromising emails.

Where and How?

The security breach occurred when a database containing sensitive information from Hostinet.com was compromised. Although we detected the breach on the specified date, it is important to note that the actual breach might have happened earlier. The stolen data, amounting to 246 bytes, included a range of emails. This breach was specifically found within chat apps, with the compromised information being accessed through telegram.org.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Hostinet.com has no known history of security violations or previous breaches. This incident appears to be the first publicized breach affecting the company.

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.