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Attack detail

Attack Date Location
January 2015 Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey
Target organisation Attack category
Unidentified Unknown
Surface Type
Unknown Unknown

Additional notes on attack

Means by which access to NGO databases unknown. Credentials might have been obtained through monitoring staff and Government opposition communications.

Harm Notes
Harms linked to data breach, Psychological harm, Unknown Data from civilian assistance applications, refugee ID card information, housing information and CV's was identified to have been stollen. The personal information of aid workers coordinating transportation of aid across the border into Syria, including their curricula vitae were also obtained (p.9) allowing actors to further identify, contact and possibly track these key workers. The externalities of these attacks is unclear.
Actor type
Attacker agenda
Source Source name
Other Cyber Security Company - FireEye
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