Anonymous Hits Russian Ministry of Culture- Leaks 446GB of Data

The trove of leaked data is now available on the official website of DDoSecrets, while Anonymous vows to target more Russian entities in the coming days.

The Anonymous hacktivists collective has targeted the Russian Ministry of Culture and leaked 446 GB worth of data online. The cyberattack was carried out as part of the collective’s ongoing operation OpRussia against the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

Anonymous, as we know it, is a group of hacktivists that announced a cyberwar against Russia after the country invaded Ukraine in late February 2022. The latest to suffer a data leak is Russia’s Ministry of Culture. As seen by, the group has leaked 446 GB of data stolen from the ministry.

One of the Anonymous representatives on Twitter (@YourAnonTV) also confirmed the attack in their tweet.

According to Emma Best, journalist, and co-founder of a non-profit whistleblower organization DDoSecretsDistributed Denial of Secrets, aka DDoSecrets, the enormous data dump is now available on their official website. 

Twitter by Anonymous (right) – Screenshot from DDoSecrets

The organization also analyzed the data revealing that among other information it also includes 30,000 emails from the Russian Culture Ministry (Министерство культуры Российской Федерации). The ministry manages state policy about

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