Tango down! Chat app millions ransacked by pro-Assad hacktivists

John Leyden reports:

Hacktivists loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad claim to have extracted 1.5TB of sensitive data from chat app Tango.


eHackingnews, which broke the story, reported that Tango was hit thanks to a vulnerable WordPress installation, based on screenshots of the hack supplied by the SEA.

Tango confirmed it had suffered an intrusion via updates to its official Twitter feed on Saturday.

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