Earlier today, December 11th 2018, “Ergo Hacker” of Pryzraky announced a hack of Faculdade Faveni, a post graduate university in Venda Nova do Imigrante, Brasil. The hack itself was carried out in conjunction with #OpEdu, a much broader hacking operation targeting international colleges and universities which as already seen the hack/leak of Baqai Medical University in Pakistan, l’académie de Grenoble in France, San Jose State University in the US and Academia Nacional De La Historia De La Republica Argentina – among many others.
In the press release provided below, Ergo explains how he was able to breach PHP 5.5.38 file systems attached to two MySQL 5.0 databases belonging to the hostname (sv251.faveni.edu.br). Presumably exploiting the back-end of the website via SQL Injection, Ergo then managed to uncover and extract approximately 128.27 KB of data pertaining to over 400 post-graduate students, including full names, emails, CPF, tuition rates, course enrollments and much more.
~Sentiram saudades ? pic.twitter.com/578WaSlMWU
— Ergo 🇧🇷 (@ergo_hacker) December 11, 2018
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