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'Hacker Confessing over Theft of Personal Information from GoGet Undergoing Prosecution


NSW Police recently detained one Illawarra man, aged 37, over charges he hacked into GoGet. According to allegation by the police, during the hack, the accused unlawfully gained admission into customer database that he subsequently downloaded twice. The man used this database for compromising vehicles' control, which he did 33 times during May-July, 2017.


The man named Nikola Cubrilovic presented himself at Wollongong Local Court, January 31. There prosecutors described Cubrilovic as one hacker who confessed his crime and had been through an interview in 2017 by Four Corners program of ABC for the job of security consultant. Abc.net.au posted this, January 31, 2018.


Same day, customers of GoGet received a notification from the company that it encountered a systems hack June 27, 2017. According to the company, somebody had breached the fleet booking server of GoGet so as for using GoGet's vehicles devoid of taking consent or making any payment.


He further hacked into the personal information of GoGet members as well as people who tried opening GoGet accounts. The personal information comprised names, birth-dates, phone-numbers, addresses, e-mail ids, drivers' license particulars along with details of GoGet administrative A/Cs. The company doesn't explain the way the hacker penetrated its computers.


GoGet's primary focus always is on safeguarding its members as well as any affected person while gain back hold over databases potentially lost to hackers, and prevent their misuse.


Cubrilovic's plea for bail was rejected and he's scheduled to appear in court the place it'll be alleged about his breaking into the computer, taking down clients' personal information as also utilizing it for compromising GoGet's numerous vehicles.


Thereafter, investigators uncovered that the fleet booking server as well as customer ID details were illegitimately accessed and downloaded from the company's bunch of data.


Police is set to assert inside court how the hacker utilized the information it stole for accessing vehicles devoid of taking permission on 30-and-more instances during May-July 2017. Meanwhile, GoGet stated it had started an all-inclusive security examination of the servers it maintained with several improvements getting done, adding that the stolen information could be best retrieved via justifiable action against the perpetrator.

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