Anonymous Claims Responsibility for Moscow Traffic Jam Tied to App Exploitation

On Thursday morning, Moscow's bustling Fili locale turned into the site of a gridlock not at all like any before it.

Motherboard (The Verge) reports that programmers used Russia Yandex Taxi ride-flagging down application to arrange for several drivers to join one of the city's primary routes on Kutuzovsky Prospekt.

The demonstration prompted traffic on piece of the generally blocked road to halt for around 40 minutes while Yandex attempted to address what is happening.

On the morning of Sep. 1st Yandex Taxi experienced an attempt by attacker to intercept help a few dozen driver received a mass request in Moscow Philly locale a Yandex representative told Motherboard.

In a separate announcement given to Russia's state-claimed TASS news office, Yandex said it revised its direction count after the attack to prevent comparison episodes from happening here.

The occasion is one of the primary known cases of programmers taking advantage of a ride-hailing application to make a gridlock.

A few Twitter accounts guaranteeing connection with Anonymous say the hacktivist aggregate is behind the occurrence.

On Thursday morning, Moscow's bustling Fili locale turned into the site of a gridlock not at all like any before it.