Adding to Sony's woes, is a hack attack at Sony Pictures' France website. Lebanese hacker group, Idahc who have already hacked a Sony website in the past are the perpetrators once again. This time they had an accomplice in the form of another hacker group called Auth3ntiq who are from France.
Idahc and Auth3ntiq hack Sony Pictures France (Image credit: The Hacker News)
According to a plain text post on Pastebin, Idahc claims that they found a SQL injection on sonypictures.fr but they will not publish the entire database and that they didn't upload a shell. They said that this was a POC while claiming not to be black hats. They said data retrieved from the site includes personal user information and there are a total of 177172 email addresses.
Idahc have previously hacked Sony claiming that they too were part of the ‘Hacker versus Sony’ game where in they gained access to 120 user names, passwords, mobile phone numbers, work emails, and websites from a user database on Sony's European site. As with the first time, the Sony website in France was hacked using an SQL injection.
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