A hacker, simply identified as Sam, has allegedly infiltrated the server of the National Identity Management Commission and
Sam revealed this through an article posted on Infosecwriteups claiming that he had also stolen over three million National Identity Numbers of Nigerians.
The hacker boasted of having gained access to “juice” on the Nigerian Government agency’s server and that with other sensitive data at his disposal, he could do as he pleased.
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In the article which caused a buzz in the Nigerian social media space, Sam said “I’ve got one more output for s3 bucket, I casually tried to access it without any hope, and damn! The s3 bucket is full of juice.
“I just simply got access to their (Nigeria) data of internal files, users, and everything they have. I can download everything, even the whole bucket. I am sure that the bucket is full of juice.
“I wanted to look at more files but as we have to follow bug bounty rules I stopped doing more. I’ve got one more s3 bucket with nuclei and it also contained about 4–5 gigs of data”, the hacker added.