#opleak: French Ministery of Defense Breached, Database & Login Info Leaked by @XTnR3v0LT

A hacker going by the handle of @XTnR3v0LT as breached into the official website of French Ministry of Defense, leaking the database and login credentials on Pastebin for #opleak against the ongoing French military attack on Mali.

The hacker announced the breached on his official Twitter account, which shows that Apache based server of French Ministry of Defense was accessed few hours ago and in result database that includes tables, 16 usernames & their encrypted passwords was made public on Pastebin.

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The hacker also left a brief message, explaining why the attack was conducted, what are they further plans related to #opleak and his contact details. According to the message:

#opleak is AN operation created by xl3gi0n hackers IN which we leak more THAN 1000 database to show the world that they need more security.

To NATO member and all those who support the attack on Mali we are against this so you must expect us..congratulation you are now on the list of our enemy
France/UAE/UK/US…. expect us..the message is clear stop war we stop attack keep fier we keep hacking..we are xl3gi0n..you are nothing..you will fall in the hands of our follows sisters and brothers..we unite as one but fight as many!!
[#] RESPECT EXISTENCE OR EXPECT RESISTANCE [#]

[#]for more information[#]my facebook: http://www.facebook.com/xtnr3v0lt.legend ..my twitter : https://twitter.com/xtnr3v0lt and my email : xtnr3v0lt@hotmail.fr.. 

Special great to all xl3gi0n hackers ,media group that help IN publishing this op AND all hacked admin

Link of targeted website: http://www.servicehistorique.sga.defense.gouv.fr

Link of Pastie where data was posted: http://pastebin.com/YxiRKAR8

It seems that other then a breach and data leak, the site was not harmed as the time of publishing this article, the site was online and working.


Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.