Syrian Hackers hacked TrueCaller
Syrian hackers known for their hardcore support for President Bashar Ul Assad from Syrian Electronic Army are back in news, this time the army has claimed to have breached into the official website of Swedish based TrueCaller (truecaller.com), a global phone directory application for smartphones and feature phones, and accessible via a Web site.
The claim was announced by the hackers on their official website, saying that the databases contains hundred of millions of phone numbers and details of who owned these numbers, in addition of millions of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Gmail accounts. Apart of that, the information has been dumped and sent to Syrian government.
The list of the databases that been downloaded is mentioned below:
truecaller : 100GB
truecaller_profiles : 4GB
truecaller_api : 123KB
tc_admin : 7MB
Syrian Electronic Army has released a screenshot of TrueCaller website’s that shows the hackers are logged in to the site’s admin panel. However, leaked data has not been leaked online nor made it available for public but according to the claim has been sent to Syrian government.
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