The RaHDIt Russian hacker group has handed over data on Russian residents who’ve been collaborating with Ukrainian army intelligence to competent authorities, a RaHDIt member informed Sputnik on situation of anonymity. Earlier this month, RaHDit hackers leaked data on hundreds of officers of Ukraine’s Essential Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Protection (GUR, or HUR). The hackers mentioned that the revealed information comprises details about the kin of the mentioned officers and folks dwelling along with them, in addition to people who’ve been receiving funds from GUR financial institution accounts.
“We handed over the identified contacts of our [Russian] citizens with employees from that list of Ukrainian military intelligence officers… The list is quite extensive,” a RaHDIt member told Sputnik.
In accordance with information leaked by RaHDIt, amongst Ukrainian GUR officers, there are drug addicts and former criminals convicted of theft, unlawful trafficking of weapons and medicines, infliction of grave bodily accidents, and rape. The disclosed spies embrace representatives of diplomatic missions in Russia, India, Austria, Vietnam, South Africa, Italy, Turkey and Iran. Data on army intelligence curators in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovakia, in addition to instructors in sabotage and representatives of particular forces for conducting undercover and energy intelligence, has additionally been leaked.
A supply in a single of the Russia particular companies has confirmed to Sputnik the authenticity of the info leaked by RaHDit hackers. The group mentioned that it had handed over the info to regulation enforcement our bodies.
Earlier this month, a hacker claiming to have stolen private information from lots of of thousands and thousands of Chinese language residents began selling the data on-line.
A pattern of 750,000 entries posted on-line by the hacker confirmed residents’ names, cell phone numbers, nationwide ID numbers, addresses, birthdays, and police experiences they’d filed.
On the time, AFP and cybersecurity consultants had verified some of the citizen information within the pattern as genuine, however the scope of your entire database is difficult to find out.
Marketed on a discussion board late final month however solely picked up by cybersecurity consultants this week, the 23TB database — which the hacker claims comprises the information of a billion Chinese language residents — is being bought for 10 Bitcoins.
Rising public consciousness of information privateness has led to stronger information safety legal guidelines focusing on people and personal companies lately, though there may be little residents can do to cease the state from amassing their information.