Anonymous Dumps Database of Izmir Gaz to Protest Against Turkey and Erdogan


July 22, 2016

An unknown member of the Anonymous hacker collective has dumped a database online, claiming to belong to Izmir Gaz, a Turkish energy and natural gas provider based in the town of Izmir, located on the Western coast of Turkey.

The hacker(s) posted the data online two days ago, but at the time of writing, the Izmir Gaz website is down, providing some validity to the attacker’s claims to have hacked the company.

According to details found in the data dump files, the hackers seem to have breached one of Izmir Gaz’s Oracle databases, from where they stole the data.

The details they dumped included passwords for 479 users, either in hashed or cleartext format, or sometimes both.

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