Category: Data Breach News

Data Breach Summary

In a recent security breach discovered by our expert team at InsecureWeb, the renowned Usenet and newsgroup access service, TweakNews.eu, fell victim to a hacker known as Ninja Defender. The breach was detected on January 9, 2023, by our vigilant security analysts. The compromised domain, tweaknews.eu, had a staggering 157Bytes of information stolen, primarily consisting of emails. Our team stumbled upon this breach while scanning chat apps, specifically telegram.org.

Where and How?

The breach occurred at tweaknews.eu, a popular service that provides access to Usenet and newsgroups. It is unfortunate that their secure environment was infiltrated by the hacker, Ninja Defender. The stolen information, totaling 157Bytes, included sensitive emails. It is alarming to witness such a breach within a platform where users rely on privacy and secure communication. Our detection system picked up this breach during our routine scans of chat apps, specifically on telegram.org.

A Screenshot of the data can be found below:

Company Data Breach History

TweakNews.eu has maintained a strong reputation for its commitment to user privacy and security. Prior to this incident, there were no known history of security violations or breaches associated with the victim domain. This recent breach serves as a stark reminder that even the most secure platforms are vulnerable to determined hackers.

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.