Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner

Hackers leak Kenyan foreign ministry confidential data

By News Express on 29/04/2016

Views: 1,681


Confidential data from the servers of the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been leaked online by ‘hacktivist’ group, Anonymous.

Anonymous said that it had leaked 1 Terabyte of data from Kenyan government servers in a cyber-attack dubbed ‘OpAfrica’ ostensibly to expose corruption in Africa countries.

On Thursday, Anonymous was quoted by Hackread news platform as saying: “We have 1TB of data but at the moment, we have leaked just one portion of it.

“In few days you will receive full disclosure of the data – We the Anonymous will stand against corruption, child abuse, and child labor!” The government of Kenya should have expected.”

A Nairobi-based Anadolu Agency reporter viewed the data which had been released and verified that it comprised sensitive government data that include: email conversations; letters concerning the security situation in South Sudan; communication within the Kenyan military and international trade agreements, among others.

Also released by the cyber attackers was an internal memo by the ICT administrator at the foreign ministry warning staff that someone was trying to hack personal emails.

Anadolu Agency’s efforts to verify the claims from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kenyan capital Nairobi were unsuccessful as all calls went unanswered.

The group has promised to release the full 1 Terabyte of data in sections over the coming days.

•Sourced from Anadolu Agency. Photo shows Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Source News Express

Posted 29/04/2016 5:09:20 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Osinbajo urges Africa, Europe embrace digital economy

GMMAN to work with FG to reposition gemstones...

US Nigeria Law Group welcomes US Congressional Resolution...

Governors to meet President again on minimum wage...

Buhari promises to secure Niger Delta, rebuild the...

PDP member killed during PVC exercise in Lagos...

Lawyers boycott over CJN’s suspension shuts down courts...

Impose travel ban on El-Rufai, PDP tells international...

Presidency lists benefits of Buhari’s visit to China...

BREAKING: Appeal Court nullifies David Mark’s election

ICPC recovers N100bn from 45,000 ghost workers •Says...

Gunmen return, kill more in Kaduna LG where...

 

Latest News Plane loses tyre while landing in Lagos Airport We’re not on vendetta mission, ISOPADEC Probe Panel assures workers MRA condemns police shooting of Channels TV journalist during Shiite protests, calls for independent inquiry AbdulRazaq congratulates Kwara ministerial nominees, Lokpobiri hails Sylva Railway group hails Amaechi’s re-nomination as Minister UBA’s REDTV to light up #UBAmarketplace 2019 with creative panel sessions, fashion shows, cinema, concert Pandemonium as man falls to death in court Ministerial list: Buhari's strategy to distract Nigerians – Atiku’s spokesman Bandits ambush, kill two NAF personnel Screening of ministerial nominees begins on Wednesday, says Lawan El-Zakzaky: Adesina explains why presidency didn't obey court's order Ministerial list: The 13 ex-ministers who lost out

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (511,887 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (432,152 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (374,324 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (317,250 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (283,146 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (247,587 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (239,969 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (225,152 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (221,752 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (209,297 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,820 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (187,399 views)

 

NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (97) Business & Economy (4,359) Business Verdict (77) Columnists (1,076) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (637) Features (781) Global Business Monitor (396) ICT Monitor (54) International (3,742) Interview (194) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (164) Maggie's Blog (346) News (49,000) Opinion (1,293) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,185) Religion (1,053) Sports (2,107) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera