Anonymous has taken Operation OpRussia a step further by targeting Aerogas, Forest, and Petrovsky Fort, which happened to be giants in their respective industries.
The online hacktivist collective Anonymous has hit three more targets in its ongoing operation #OpRussia against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. One of the Anonymous representatives on Twitter (@YourAnonTV) also tweeted about the hack and revealed that “Anonymous leaked over 400,000 new emails from Russia including well over 100,000 emails from the oil, gas, and logging industries.”
Companies Affected by the Leak
Hackers leaked around 437,500 emails belonging to Aerogas, Forest, and Petrovsky Fort. The data leak comprises 244 GB worth of information including 300,000 emails from Petrovsky Fort, which owns the largest office complexes in Saint-Petersburg, Russia’s 2nd largest city.
The second firm affected by this leak is Aerogas. Hackers leaked 145 GB worth of information including 100,000 emails of the engineering firm that caters to Russia’s oil and gas sector. Aerogas clients include Rosneft, Russia’s largest producer of oil, and Novatek, the country’s leading natural gas producer.
It is worth noting that both Aerogas and Petrovsky are state-owned entities. The third company affected by this leak is Forest, a Russia-based logging firm. Hackers leaked around