2,732 PickPoint package lockers opened in Moscow by hacker

A hacker has forced open 2,732 package delivery lockers in Moscow using a cyber-attack. The attack by an unknown hacker too place on Friday afternoon, December 4, targeting PickPoint’s network, a local delivery service which looks after a network of over 8,000 package lockers in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. PickPoint’s service allows Russians to order products online and have them delivered to any  PickPoint locker instead of their home address. When their package arrives at a PickPoint locker the user will receive an email or mobile notification, and they can then use the PickPoint app to collect their orders. The system that allows users to open lockers in order to retrieve their packages was attacked on Friday, resulting in 2,732 locker doors being bust open.

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