Anonymous Arabia claims fawry cyberattack


Egypt’s leading financial institution, Fawry, has found itself in the crosshairs of a new hacktivist group known as Anonymous Arabia. The group, which operates on the dark web, made its intentions clear by announcing the Fawry cyberattack on its channel.

According to their statement, Fawry, one of Egypt’s largest financial companies, was knocked out of service following the attack, which was expected to last three hours. However, Fawry denies these allegations in a statement shared with The Cyber ​​Express.

The organization responded by denying these allegations, stating:

“THE the company’s servers were searched during live broadcasts and the results showed that they were not subject to any hacking and that no financial or banking data was leaked. We apply the highest cybersecurity standards.

Distribution and verification of the Fawry cyberattack

Fawry cyber attack
Source: Twitter

Anonymous Arabia, in its announcement, took the opportunity to express its political sentiments, urging Egypt to redirect its support of Israel and stand in solidarity with the struggles of their counterparts in Palestine.

The message was accompanied by links, including to Fawry official website and a Check-Host report, apparently intended to validate their claims regarding the Fawry data breach.

The stated duration of the Fawry cyberattack and the inclusion of Check-Host links created a sense of urgency and authenticity in the claims. However, a quick check on Fawry’s website at the time of writing revealed that the platform was operational and showed no visible signs of a problem. cyber attack.

Who is Arabia Anonymous?

The anonymous Arabia, seeming to imitate the infamous Anonymous hacktivist group, is a relatively new player in the world of the dark web. The group operates not only on the Dark Web but it also maintains a presence on mainstream platforms such as Facebook, where it openly condemns nations it considers adversaries.

A recent article from Anonymous Arabia revealed its stance on various issues, stating: “Anonymous – Al-Majholon” ​​by the Al-Hackers group, “Holocaust,” “Electronics” in Israel, “Erase this country from electronic space”. The group also addressed issues beyond Middle Eastsuch as the revelation of documents about the corruption of Trump and the Minneapolis police following the death of George Floyd.

Although the motivations and credibility of Anonymous Arabia remain uncertain, the cyber security The community is closely monitoring the situation.

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