Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility for Tango hack

By Shawn Knight · 6 replies
Jul 23, 2013
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  1. The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) claim to have hacked into a backup database belonging to popular video and text messaging app Tango and stolen personal information from millions of users. Compromised data is said to include phone numbers, contacts and...

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  2. Hasbean

    Hasbean TS Booster Posts: 112   +29

    Propaganda gonads. What a load of old cobblers. Have some self respect Techspot and stop running this kind of rubbish.
  3. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    1.5TB thats a TON of data exactly how long did this take to be sent?
  4. It's not really a ton at all, especially for these larger apps with millions of customers these days. Heck, DoD has a camera that records at 100Tb of data per day!

    Congrats Syria, way to not control your country, nor your urge to steal user information.
  5. Hasbean

    Hasbean TS Booster Posts: 112   +29

    Don't always believe everything you read. There is a war of misinformation and manipulation going on. The brown guys are not always the bad guys.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    "working on increasing their security systems and apologized for any inconvenience"

    Don't you just love the standard answer that every company gives after being hacked?
    I wonder if they'll ever try a new and more truthful line like "We are so busy trying to make money for ourselves that we don't want to waste it on tighter security the customer deserves. We thought the bundled Windows firewall would be more than enough".

    Nah, I guess not.

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Tango down

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