The notorious white hat hacker Kapustkiy hacked the Russian Visa Center in the USA and accessed information of around 3000 individuals.
The Russian Visa Center is an organization that helps Americans to obtain Russian Visa, this morning the white hat hacker Kapustkiy informed me that he broke into the database its website and accessed data of around 3000 individuals.
Kapustkiy told me to have exploited a SQL Injection in the website, he hacked the website on Friday.
“I used SQL Injection to gain access” said Kapustkiy.
He shared with me the records as proof of the hack, the leaked information include data about individuals that obtained the Russian Visa.
The Russian Visa Center is part of Invisa Logistic Services, it has five offices in the US where people can receive assistance in getting a Russian visa.
The records include their full names, emails, phone numbers, birthday and other information. The archive also includes data of the staff, such as full names, usernames, encrypted passwords, permissions and other information.
Kapustkiy will not make public the accessed data because the database contains sensitive information,
The young hacker contacted the Russian Visa Center but hasn’t received any response, he also reported the issue to the US-CERT.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
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