• Ride-hailing app Careem says up to 14 million customers' data was compromised

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    Popular ride-hailing app Careem has revealed that a cyber-attack on its systems back in January 14th has led to customer and driver information been compromised. As initially reported by The National , up to 14 million customers and 558,000 drivers had details such as customers' name, email address, phone number and trip data stolen. In an email to customers and a blog post , Careem said that once it detected the breach, it immediately put security measures into place to deny access to the compromised systems. The company says it performed an internal investigation along with an external...
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  • Ride-hailing app Careem reveals data breach affecting 14 million people

    Ride-hailing app Careem reveals data breach affecting 14 million people

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Careem, the ride-hailing company based in Dubai, revealed today it was the victim of a cyber breach .
    Hackers accessed the names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip data of anyone who signed up for Careem prior to January 14. Careem said there's no evidence the hackers accessed passwords or credit card information.
    While the breach involved access to Careem's data storage system for 14 million riders and 558,800 drivers, according to Reuters , the company said it hasn't seen any evidence of fraud or misuse.
    Careem said it became aware of the security incident back in January. Since...
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