TECH NEWS: Syrian army penetrates e-application databases TrueCaller

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Syrian army penetrates e-application databases TrueCaller

Syrian army penetrates e-application databases TrueCaller


Millions of Phonebook records stolen from Truecaller Server الجيش السوري الإلكتروني يخترق قواعد بيانات تطبيق TrueCaller
Exposed TrueCaller site databases developed for application specialist to disclose the names of the owners of any phone number by storing all the phone numbers and names from the address books for users of the application. The process of penetration by the Syrian army-mail.
And TrueCaller site works on WordPress version 3.5.1 which was released a security update, but is interesting that the site management avoided updated, so hackers managed to steal millions of records of phone numbers and the names of their respective owners.
The Syrian army said electronic database that they contain millions of access codes to Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Gmail, and that can be used to publish the names of the account holders publications that have been hacked.
He said the pirates that they were able to download seven databases bringing the total size to 450 GB, and site service is currently still does not respond and does not show anything.
And revealed in Tweets spread it on twitter database information such as host name and the user name and password and database name.
It is noteworthy that the Syrian army-mail undertaken a number of operations hack that targeted accounts and international news agencies on Twitter, such as Associated Press and Agence France-Presse and the expense of Sky News Arabic and accounts of Al-Jazeera on Facebook in addition to the accounts of the Daily Telegraph and location of the Financial Times and calculated on Twitter and accounts belonging to the Guardian newspaper.
Millions of Phonebook records stolen from Truecaller Server الجيش السوري الإلكتروني يخترق قواعد بيانات تطبيق TrueCallertruecaller hacked e-Syrian army penetrates application databases TrueCaller