Pro-ISIS Group Says It Hacked Database Of Saudi Defense And Interior Ministries, Releases Info Of Security Officials

April 25, 2016


On April 22, 2016, the pro-ISIS hacker group United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) released names and personal details allegedly belonging to Saudi security officials that it claimed it had obtained after hacking into the database of the Saudi defense and interior ministries. UCC published the list on its Telegram channel and Twitter account, and stated that it had gained access to the details of 18,000 employees in the security departments. However, the group only released a few screenshots of personal information pages showing names, ages, nationalities, ID numbers, names of security departments, phone numbers, and email addresses.

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