Hacktivists publish personal details of South African citizens to “embarrass the authorities”.

May 27, 2013 By carolineb

More than 15,000 South African citizens fell victim to the hacking attack of the SAPS (South African Police Service) website, where all personal information of those who reported crimes were stored.

Citizen’s personal and confidential details were exposed on the net, usernames and passwords of the local Police Services personnel leaked and not least… it’s not something South African authorities can be proud of.

Who takes responsibility for this cyber attack is @DomainerAnon who tweeted the following post on May 21st, 2013: “A message to SAP : You are responsible for the data you hold…. we have merely shown that you do not live up to your own Code of Conduct!”

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