A hacker known by his online name @1923Turkz has breached Federal University of Bahia website(ufba.br) - one of the Brazil University, located mainly in the city of Salvador, Bahia.
"Universidade Federal da Bahia DB Hacked http://www.anonpaste.me/anonpaste2/index.php?952af0b8ee517a5f#0i/g1qDaqpzAeg8PloenF3vKMbozGKlU2gSTIxlxw6Y= …" Hacker tweeted about the hack along with a link to the database dump.
The database dump contains hundreds of account details that include name, plain-text password and email address. I had a quick look at the password list, most of them are weak passwords.
We recommend the admin to find and fix the vulnerability and users are advised to change their password.
1923Turkz become more active in recent days and busy in dumping the database from the hacked websites. Yesterday, he hacked into the Bangladesh Air force website.