Data Breach Summary
In the latest security breach detected by InsecureWeb, the popular security software provider ScanGuard has fallen victim to a cyber attack. The breach, which occurred on an undisclosed date, was only recently detected by #NinjaDefender on the 15th of December, 2023. Approximately 80 bytes of sensitive information, including emails, were stolen, leaving ScanGuard and its users at risk.
Where and How?
The breach at ScanGuard took place within their online domain, scanguard.com. It is worth noting that this is not the first time InsecureWeb has discovered a security vulnerability on their platform. The breach was found within the popular messaging service, telegram.org. It is believed that the hacker group #NinjaDefender was responsible for the attack, leveraging their expertise to infiltrate ScanGuard’s defenses and gain unauthorized access to their systems.
A Screenshot of the data can be found below:
Company Data Breach History
ScanGuard, a leading provider of security software and system optimization solutions, has unfortunately had a history of security breaches. InsecureWeb has previously detected and reported on breaches within their infrastructure. While the extent of these previous breaches is not known, it is clear that ScanGuard has been targeted by cybercriminals multiple times. These incidents highlight the importance of continuous monitoring and proactive security measures to protect user data and privacy.
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.