Anonymous Leaks 79GB of Russian Oil Pipeline Giant’s Email Data

Anonymous claims it breached Omega Company which is the in-house R&D unit of Transneft, the largest oil pipeline company in the world based in Moscow, Russia.

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, hacktivist groups especially those affiliated with Anonymous, are targeting key state-backed organizations in Russia almost every day. Their latest victim is Transneft, a Moscow, Russia-based state-controlled pipeline transport company. Transneft is also known as the largest oil pipeline company in the world.

What Happened?

On Thursday, March 17, 2022, Distributed Denial of Secrets (aka DDoSecrets), a non-profit whistleblower organization, announced receiving a whopping 79GB worth of emails belonging to Transneft’s research and development division called Omega.

On Twitter, @YourAnonNews, one of the largest social media representatives of the Anonymous movement also acknowledged the hack.

Anonymous on Twitter

It is worth noting that originally the data was shared with DDoSecrets by Anonymous hacktivists and the organization itself is not behind the hack or leak.

What was Leaked?

According to the details shared by DDoSecrets, the email leaks contain the email accounts data of company employees. The data doesn’t just include email messages but also sensitive files such as invoices and product shipment information.

There are image files as well that

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