Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

A database containing sensitive information from hushmail.com was discovered to have been leaked by @NinjaDefender on 16-12-2023. The breach was detected on December 2023 by InsecureWeb, revealing that 236 bytes of data, including emails, were compromised. The breach was identified in chat apps, specifically telegram.org.

Where and How?

The security breach that targeted hushmail.com, a renowned email service known for its focus on privacy and security, exposed a significant amount of data. The breach occurred when a hacker known as @NinjaDefender infiltrated the system, gaining unauthorized access to sensitive information. The stolen data, consisting of emails, was found in chat apps, with the breach ultimately traced back to telegram.org.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

Hushmail.com has no known history of security violations or breaches prior to this incident.

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.