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A hacker claimed to have hacked Access Bank accounts

A hacker named Chris Ihebuzo is said to have allegedly compromise the accounts of 2000 access bank customers.

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A hacker named Chris Ihebuzo is said to have allegedly compromise the accounts of 2000 access bank customers.

In a video he posted, the hacker said he was able to obtain customer information ( account and BVN number) and he unknowingly revealed his identity in the video. As his name was seen on his laptop as Ihebuzo Chris.

OSINT on the supposed hacker disclose that Ihebuzor is a senior web developer at a tech company in Benin City.

In response to Ihebuzor’s claim people have suggested that the bank should carryout a vulnerability disclosure program or bug program so that external sources can find these vulnerabilities and report them before any hacker discover them and use them for their own gain.

Also Access Bank responded to the claim in a statement it issued, saying, “Criminals have posted pages purporting to contain customer account information. We’ve alerted law enforcement agencies and ask that you ignore the post. There is no threat to your account balances. Pls. continue to follow security protocol by never sharing your account details.”

Abudulrasheed Mubarak is a freelance content creator. He starting his writing career in 2011. He is a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Urban and Regional Planning.

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