Entities using the name and iconography of Anonymous (EUTNAIOA) claim to have leaked server disk images extracted from Epik – the controversial US outfit that has provided services to far-right orgs such as the Oath Keepers and Gab, provided a home to social-network-for-internet-outcasts Parler, and hosted hate-hole 8chan.
Epik made a virtue of providing such services. In a blog post defending its decision to operate Gab’s domain name after GoDaddy declined to do so, Epik CEO Rob Monster argued it was a free speech issue, and said deplatforming companies is both censorship and a violation of inalienable rights.
EUTNAIOA earlier leaked 180GB of data it said it siphoned from Epik servers, plenty of it detailing the activities of far-right groups such as The Proud Boys and the ridiculous QAnon mob. This included personally identifiable information, domain ownership records, account credentials and SSH keys, internal Git repos, payment histories, and more.
The hacktivist collective justified the release of stolen data on the grounds it exposed racists, and dubbed the operation: Epik Fail.
That document dump was shared around the internet and was widely assessed as authentic. At least one Epik customer identified in the leaked files – a Florida estate agent – was fired as a result of the leak; it emerged he had tried to register domains such as theholocaustisfake.com via the web biz.
This latest super-dump of stolen Epik data was first reported by the Daily Dot on Wednesday after EUTNAIOA shared the information as a torrent.
One of the publication’s reporters tweeted a partial screen shot of the collective’s announcement of the leak, and detailed some of its contents:
BREAKING: The hacking collective Anonymous has announced another data leak from the web hosting company Epik.
Data includes full disk images of Epik’s server infrastructure & exposes at least 59 API keys for Twitter, Coinbase, PayPal, &…