Hacker Group ‘SwaggSec’ Attacked Foxconn Probably Over The Poor Working Conditions

Posted on Feb 9 2012 - 7:02am by Editorial Staff

Foxconn, which is under the news due to allegations of poor working conditions in its factories, is reportedly now the victim of a hacking attack. 9to5mac is reporting that Hacker group name as SwaggSec just released a dump of Faxconn internal information which even includes a mail server login/password dump and logins to various online procurement sites and Intranets.

The group made a file of 6.04MB available earlier this evening, first on Demonoid followed by on The Pirate Bay, which contains longin and password details of Foxconn’s email server, intranets and various other company affliated sites. Well, it might be certain that Foxconn admins are shutting down the outside access.

The hackers gained access through an unpatched IE vulnerability used by a worker inside the company. Well, overall if we see and try to think a bit, the attack might be seems to be retaliation for the working conditions at the Apple’s Foxconn.

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