Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A recent security breach has shaken the online community, with Argentina’s renowned internet service provider, speedy.com.ar falling victim to a significant data leak. The breach, which occurred on an undisclosed date, was detected by our vigilant security team at InsecureWeb on December 15, 2023. The hacker who goes by the alias @NinjaDefender was responsible for infiltrating the system and gaining access to a database containing sensitive information. Approximately 311 bytes of data, including emails, were compromised, posing potential risks to Speedy.com.ar users.

Where and How?

The breach at speedy.com.ar serves as a reminder of the ever-present threats in the digital landscape. The hacker @NinjaDefender managed to exploit vulnerabilities in the chat apps used by Speedy.com.ar, specifically targeting the popular messaging platform, Telegram.org. By infiltrating these communication channels, the attacker gained unauthorized access to a database housing crucial user information. This breach poses serious concerns for the affected individuals, as their personal emails have been compromised.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Speedy.com.ar, a leading Argentine internet service provider offering Telefónica-provided internet services, has unfortunately experienced previous security breaches, according to available information. While specific details remain undisclosed, it is evident that the company has faced challenges in safeguarding user data in the past. This recent breach serves as a stark reminder of the importance of maintaining robust security measures in an increasingly interconnected world.

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.