Armscor website 'hacked'

Armscor website 'hacked'

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) confirmed it is investigating an apparent breach of its website.


Hacktivists claiming to be linked to Anonymous allegedly hacked the arms procurement parastatal's Settlement and Invoicing system by injecting the website with a Structured Query Language (SQL).

Armscor said it is investigating the apparent breach and the extent of the incident.

Armscor's general manager for marketing and business development Lulu Mzili said: "We are awaiting a full report on this matter which will better inform our response."

According to reports - the group leaked 64MB of data containing mainly the ordering and payment records for different suppliers, which includes companies such as Boeing, Fulcrum and Rolls Royce.

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