Anonymous Hacks Nigerian Police Website Leaks Names And Addresses Of ‘SARS Officials’

Hackers collective Anonymous on Wednesday night said it has hacked multiple Nigerian Government websites as protests against police brutality in the country continue. The group made this known via it official Twitter handle.

The group created a dedicated Twitter for its Nigerian operations on October 12, telling the government to “expect us”. The handle is temporarily restricted by Twitter. The handle had shared a pastern document that seemed to contain confidential information on police personnel. Although, the group did not say which websites were hacked, the desktop version of the Nigerian police’s website was down as at 12:21 am on Thursday. The website was, however, up and running on mobile.

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