The Belarusian hacker group “Cyberpartisans” reported that it had hacked the country’s passport system and gained access to the data of residents of Belarus. About it informs “Present time”.
“Cyber partisans” noted that the database they received contains up to 11 million records. Hackers as proof published in his Telegram channel, the data of the head of the Belarusian CEC Lidia Yeroshima, the chairman of the Council of the Republic Natalia Kachanova, the head of the KGB Ivan Tertel, as well as information about Alexander Lukashenko and his children.
In addition, hackers gained access to “hidden records” about the leadership of the security forces, people from Lukashenka’s inner circle, KGB officers and intelligence officers in the European Union.
The source of the data, according to Cyberpartisans, was the Passport information system, which serves the passport and visa services at the level of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of the Minsk City Executive Committee, the Department of Internal Affairs of the regional executive committees, as well as subordinate units of the passport and visa service of the territorial bodies of internal affairs of Belarus. The system was created by the Minsk enterprise “Todes” by order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
“Present time” verified the truth of the hackers’ statement by providing them with the names and dates of birth of two citizens who agreed to participate in the experiment. “Cyber-guerrillas” sent the publication a dossier on these citizens, which includes full passport data, places of residence and work, as well as technical information. In addition, the “Cyberpartisans” sent information about the parents of one of the participants in the experiment and photographs from passports that have never been published on the Internet.