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World's largest platinum producer 'Anglo American' hacked by Anonymous

World's largest platinum producer 'Anglo American' hacked by Anonymous
Mar 06, 2013
Anonymous, the Internet hacktivist hacked into ' Anglo American ' and dump their complete database online. The dump includes the Personal details of 122 investors, and more than 400 registered share holders details and other database also. Anglo American is a British multinational mining company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. They are the world's largest primary producer of platinum and mine many other things like diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal. The attack against  Anglo American  is part of a larger Anonymous operation - Operation Green Rights . In a statement hackers said ," Anglo American, you destroy nature and pursue and kill indigenous people. We say enough to all of this ," " In the name of tribal leaders, whom you have offended, and the natives you have deported, in the name of the miners killed during a strike against your dirty company, in the name of nature that you consider as a s

Hacker discloses vulnerabilities in dozens of Military and Pentagon websites

Hacker discloses vulnerabilities in dozens of Military and Pentagon websites
Feb 02, 2013
A hacker with handle name (~!White!~) today disclose SQL injection vulnerabilities in dozens of Military, United Nation and Pentagon domains. SQL Injection is one of the many web attack mechanisms used by hackers to steal data from organizations. Through a Pastebin note hacker announce more details about his findings in many sensitive websites, including Pentagon Defense Post Office Website, Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs, Wiesbaden Military Community, NMCI Legacy Applications, Darby Military Community, Department of Economic and Social Affairs at United Nation and many more. SQL Injection is the hacking technique which attempts to pass SQL commands through a web application for execution by the back-end database. If not sanitized properly, web applications may result in SQL Injection attacks that allow hackers to view information from the database or even can wipe it out. Hacker also claimed to hack database of Pentagon.mil and other mentioned webs

Anonymous leaks database from Israeli Musical Act Magazine site #OpIsrael

Anonymous leaks database from Israeli Musical Act Magazine site #OpIsrael
Dec 17, 2012
This Morning Anonymous member with twitter handle @OsamaTheGod leaked a huge database from server of Israeli Musical Act Magazine (act.co.il). The leaked database posted on public note website and includes users ID, username, password in clear text, IP address and phone numbers. Hacker posted data of about 10000 users from the site. Reason of hack yet not mentioned anywhere, but because hacker use #OpIsrael hash in his tweets, so this could be an attack against Israel in fight of Anonymous vs Israel. Stay tuned for further update.

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The Ultimate SaaS Security Posture Management Checklist, 2025 Edition

The Ultimate SaaS Security Posture Management Checklist, 2025 Edition
May 22, 2024SaaS Security / Threat Detection
Since the first edition of  The Ultimate SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) Checklist  was released three years ago, the corporate SaaS sprawl has been growing at a double-digit pace. In large enterprises, the number of SaaS applications in use today is in the hundreds, spread across departmental stacks, complicating the job of security teams to protect organizations against evolving threats. As SaaS security becomes a top priority, enterprises are turning to SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) as an enabler. The  2025 Ultimate SaaS Security Checklist , designed to help organizations choose an SSPM, covers all the features and capabilities that should be included in these solutions. Before diving into each attack surface, when implementing an SSPM solution, it's essential to cover a breadth of integrations, including out-of-the-box and custom app integrations, as well as in-depth security checks. While there are apps that are more sensitive and complex to secure, a breach c

Accused UGA Hacker committed suicide

Accused UGA Hacker committed suicide
Dec 13, 2012
A former University of Georgia (UGA) student under investigation for allegedly hacking into the school's computerized personnel records system committed suicide last month. Stell attended classes at UGA between 2005 and 2007. The Data breach was carried out around two months back near 15th October and that may have led to compromised Full names and Social Security numbers, along with additional sensitive data of 8,500 current and former school employees. According to reports , an investigation into the security breach was ongoing when the suspect, Charles Staples Stell , 26, was found dead at his home in Athens on Nov. 7. The UGA Police Department's computer forensics team was investigating the hack. They said, There is no evidence that the compromised data were used to commit additional crimes. The employee files involved in the security breach were found under the control of Stell during the ensuing forensic evaluation of evidence obtained during the course of the investigati

BSNL telecom server hacked by Anonymous Group against Section 66A of IT Act

BSNL telecom server hacked by Anonymous Group against Section 66A of IT Act
Dec 13, 2012
The Homepage of BSNL ( Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ) https://www.bsnl.co.in/ was hacked today morning by hacking group Anonymous.  BSNL is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company, the largest provider of fixed telephony and fourth largest mobile telephony provider in India, and is also a provider of broadband services. The website's homepage was hacked saying, "  Hacked by Anonymous India,  support Aseem trivedi (cartoonist) and alok dixit on the hunger strike,  remove IT Act 66a,  databases of all 250 bsnl site has been deleted .............Do not think of BACKUP "  with a images of Mr. Aseem while he was arrested by Police. Hack was performed by Anonymous India hacking group and claiming to hack whole server, with 250 Databases. Hacker wrote on deface page, that they deleted all the databases and dump credentials of BSNL database servers in a pastebin File . Analyzing the dump of database After analyzing the dump of database login informat

European Space Agency SQL vulnerability exploited

European Space Agency SQL vulnerability exploited
Dec 01, 2012
The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space. Hacker going by name "SlixMe" find and exploit SQL Injection vulnerability on a sub domain of website. Hacker upload dump on his website, where he disclose the SQLi vulnerable link and Database tables also. Hacker also mention that other 5 domains are also hosted on same server, that can be exploited if he will be successful to exploit one site completely. Exploited Domain :  https://television.esa.int/ Method mentioned as "PostgreSQL AND error-based - WHERE or HAVING clause". In further discluse the PayLoad of injection also published. Site is vulnerable at time of publishing this article.

Hacker breach President of Sri Lanka website

Hacker breach President of Sri Lanka website
Nov 22, 2012
Official website of President of Sri Lanka (president.gov.lk)  breached by hacker going by name " Broken-Security ", using Blind Sql Injection vulnerability. Vulnerability also posted by hacker on a pastebin note with database dump including table and column names. Dump include the Username and Encrypted password of admin also as shown in screenshot. Hacker didn't mention any reason of hacking. 

Bulgarian torrent tracker forum hacked and accused of collecting user IP

Bulgarian torrent tracker forum hacked and accused of collecting user IP
Nov 19, 2012
A Russian hacker going by name - " kOS " hack into the Bulgarian torrent tracker " Arenabg " website ( https://forum.arenabg.com/ ) and leak the complete database of their forum and accused of collecting IP of users like PirateBay. Hacker said, " Why I hack this tracker? Because they store IP information and NO tracker must do, not on any of their service - blog, forum, custom CMS or else. If ARENABG not fix mistake, I dump main tracker information with all IP/username/pass! " Leaked Database include data of 22675 Users with their name, email, encrypted password and IP address and other forum based information. This Torrent site provide links and tracers for downloading movies, music, games, serials, programs, pictures, mobile applications. Hacker upload the complete SQL database on File sharing site .
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