Exclusive: Truecaller Database hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

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It's been long time since we reported news updates on hacking attacks done by Syrian Electronic Army.  Just now, Syrian Electronic Army has posted a tweet saying they have hacked into TrueCaller website(www.truecaller.com)

 "Sorry @Truecaller, we needed your database, thank you for it :) http://truecaller.com  #SEA #SyrianElectronicArmy" One of the Tweet reads.

In another tweet, the group has provided the database host address,database name,  username, and password in plain-text.

Speaking to E Hacking News, the hackers said they have hacked into the TrueCaller's server and downloaded more than 7 databases.  The said the main database is 450GB.

The downloaded database includes truecaller_ugc(459GB), truecaller (100GB),truecaller_profiles( 4GB), truecaller_api(123KB), truecaller_PushMe(2.2KB), tc_admin(7MB), tc_www:(70MB).

The database is claimed to have access codes of more than million facebook, twitter, linkedin , Gmail accounts that will allow hacker to post updates from victim's account.



The group claimed the outdated wordpress allowed them to gain access to the admin panel.

At the time of writing, they shutdown their website and it displays the following error message "We are doing some upgrades. Thank you for your patience."

*UPDATE:
TrueCaller confirmed the security breach in their officail blog. However, they denied the hacker's claim that they had access to the social network's access codes.
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