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Hacker allegedly steals over 3 million National Identity Numbers of Nigerians from NIMC server



A hacker has stated that he gained entry into the server of the Nationwide Id Administration Fee and retrieved over three million Nationwide Id Numbers of Nigerians.

He revealed how simple it was for him to breach the NIMC server and entry private data of tens of millions of Nigerians in an article he shared on

In line with the hacker referred to as Sam, he broke into NIMC’s server and has very important, and he might go forward to do no matter he desired with different delicate knowledge at his disposal.

Displaying a defaced Nationwide Id card of a Nigerian alongside the article, the hacker stated, “I’ve received yet another output for s3 bucket, I casually tried to entry it with none hope, and rattling! The s3 bucket is filled with juice.

“I simply merely received entry to their (Nigeria) knowledge of inner information, customers and every little thing they’ve. I can obtain every little thing, even the entire bucket. I’m certain that the bucket is filled with juice.

“I needed to have a look at extra information however as we’ve to observe bug bounty guidelines I finished doing extra.

“I’ve received yet another s3 bucket with nuclei and it additionally contained about 4–5 gigs of information.

“I’ve rewarded 5250$ for just one report and 0$ for the second even it contained a lot delicate knowledge,” the hacker wrote within the article that has continued to generate reactions from some Nigerians on social media particularly tech fans.

The most recent cyber assault comes lower than two months after the Nigerian Communications Fee, NCC issued a warning that an Iranian hacking group was planning to hold out cyber espionage throughout Africa.