Victorinox Breached, Data Leaked by @Ag3nt47

victorinox-com_logo A hacker who uses the handle @Ag3nt47 has today announced a leak from the well known Swiss army knife maker Victorinox. Victorinox is credited for creating and making the well known Swiss army knife back 1884 by the current owners grand father.

When my great-grandfather Karl Elsener opened a cutlery workshop to deliver a soldier knife to the Swiss army in 1884, he had a revolutionary idea in mind. He was looking for a compact and sturdy knife, which offered many functions combined in a single tool. What he invented has long become a legend: the Original Swiss Army Knife.

The hack was announced from Ag3nt47 twitter account and posted to pastebin.com > Victorinox SwissArmyKnives Hacked By Ag3nt47victorinox.com.hk@cyber_war_news @eduardkovacs Leak pastebin.com/rdMManBy — Ag3ηт47 (@Ag3nt47) June 7, 2013

The leaked data is in the format of a SQL injection extraction which raises further concerns that more and more websites are becoming victim to un-sanitized https POST and GET which is allowing sites like this to be attacked using simple tools like Sqlmap. Data leaked contains 4 administrator account details with user names and encrypted passwords as well as 388 further user credentials with mixed information like names, emails and other site related data. In the announcement on twitter Ag3nt47 stated that it was the victorinox.com.hk domain that has been attacked but when visiting that domain you are redirected to https://www.victorinox.com/ch/.

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

Information Security Data Analyst, Investigative Journalist, Technology Lover, Mechanic.

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