Anonymous, a hacktivist group, allegedly broke into the systems of Sberbank, Russia’s largest financial institution. On social media, the attackers claimed to have published thousands upon thousands of email addresses, phone numbers, as well as phone numbers.
Anonymous hackers are reported to have gained access to the Sberbank Database
Anonymous, a decentralized hacker group, claims that they have hacked Sberbank. The attack was announced by @YourAnonOne on Twitter, a group associated with Anonymous. It noted that the bank is the largest in Russia and Eastern Europe.
Sberbank, a Russian-based financial services and banking company, is currently known as Sber. It is majority-state-owned. Its operations have been affected by Western sanctions that were imposed in response to Russia’s invasion Ukraine. Sberbank Europe announced that it would be leaving the European market at the end of February.
An tweet sent by Anonymous from another account reveals that hackers obtained and leaked 5,030 email addresses and phone numbers from the compromised data base. These claims are being made by Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank holding.
According to crypto news outlet Forklog, the post will redirect to an archive containing five Excel files. These files contain information about bank’s safe deposit boxes, as well as a list listing partner appraisers and the types of futures contracts. They also include information about bank’s current obligations and property status.
Soon after Russian armed forces crossed into Ukraine in February, Anonymous declared cyberwar against Russia. promising to disrupt the country’s internet. Since then, it has targeted the websites of both the Kremlin and the State Duma. It also attacked the Ministry of Defense and Russian TV stations, and released millions of leaked email.
The hacktivist group claimed it had published 28GB of Central Bank of Russia documents. In May, the Anonymous-affiliated hacking organization Network Battalion 65 declared that it had hit Qiwi, a popular Russian payment processor.