Anonymous hacks and leaks South African Dept of Water Affairs data

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Members of the World Hacker Team, one of Anonymous’ subdivisions, have breached South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs (DWA) as part of the group’s #OpAfrica and #OpMonsanto campaigns.

#OpAfrica is an Anonymous social campaign launched to highlight the situation of child labor and government corruption in African countries.

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The leaked data includes real names, emails, and ID numbers of over 5,800 government employees and collaborators.

For some of these persons, not all, the leaked data also includes phone numbers, birth dates, addresses, departments where they work, job titles, and even hashed passwords.

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