Anonymous Hacker Hits World Trade Organization

Anonymous Hacker Hits World Trade Organization

A hacker affiliated with anonymous group managed to extract personal data belonging to more than 2,000 WTO officials and staff members from databases stored on a server administered by the World Trade Organization (WTO).



The Hacker exploited an SQL injection vulnerability in ecampus.wto.org (A training hub with online courses on various trade-related matters) to extract personal details from the server. The hacker found a total of 15 databases, which stored details about administrators, as well as individuals enrolled in online courses, according to the leaked data.

Leaked Personal Data Contains:
  • Full Names
  • Email addresses
  • Job titles and positions
  • Phone numbers
  • Dates of birth
  • Physical addresses
  • Nationality
  • Access ID
  • IP addresses

Individuals from India, US, France, Brazil, Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, Russia, Indonesia, Dominican Republic and Pakistan are affected by this incident.

At the time of writing this article, the ecampus.wto.org is down for maintenance activity.


Here is a screenshot of leaked data (from a public messaging board):

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