Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach discovered by InsecureWeb, TotalAV.com, a leading security company providing antivirus software and security solutions, fell victim to a cyberattack. The breach, which occurred on an undisclosed date, was detected by our team on December 15, 2023. The hacker responsible for this breach goes by the name #NinjaDefender. The compromised information includes a small amount of data, approximately 5.45KB, primarily consisting of emails.

Where and How?

TotalAV.com’s security breach took place within its infrastructure, exposing vulnerabilities in their systems. The breach was identified by InsecureWeb during our routine monitoring of the dark web on December 15, 2023. The compromised information was found on the platform telegram.org, indicating that the stolen data might have been shared or sold on this platform.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

This is not the first time that InsecureWeb has detected a security breach on TotalAV.com. While the exact details of previous breaches have been redacted for security reasons, it is worth noting that the company has had a history of such incidents. It is crucial for TotalAV.com to prioritize their cybersecurity measures to prevent further breaches and protect their customers’ sensitive information.

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.