A company named “Cellebrite” confirms that an unknown Hacker Hacked into there system.
This company is a popular mobile hacking agency that sells
observations and ways to break and extract data to the intelligence agencies.
According to the report of “Motherboard” this attackers stole 900GB of data and left a detailed copy as proof of stolen data.
The data he has stolen includes amount of customers credentials,
databases and also the products &technical information of the company.
This company “Cellebrite” got a best seller,that is Universal Forensic
Extraction Device (UFED) having capability to gather data from a
large amount of smartphones.
The gathering data is so easy after plugging that device and i can extract data like messages,emails,call-logs etc.
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Motherboard has showed the stolen statistics is indeed proper. According to the document, the data seems to have been retrieved
from the client segment of Cellebrite’s website, in which customers can get right of entry to new software program updates.
Apart from person credentials and databases, the breach allegedly
additionally consists of logs from Cellebrite devices as well as proof documents from seized cell devices.
Company confirmed this attack by posting this:
Cellebrite recently experienced unauthorized access to an external web server. The company is conducting an investigation to determine the extent of the breach.
Presently, it is known that the information accessed includes basic contact information of users registered for alerts or notifications on Cellebrite products and hashed passwords for users who have not yet migrated to the new system. To date, the company is not aware of any specific increased risk to customers as a result of this incident; however, my.Cellebrite account holders are advised to change their passwords as a precaution