Well, a lot is going on in the world of internet where some virus attacks accounts and systems and hackers hack data. Seems like cybercrime has reached another level and is causing equal threat as the other crimes. Now is the turn of Zomato. Zomato is a well-known Indian online restaurant guide. Where people review search and star the restaurants across the country. Lately, the online portal has been a lot of problems and making headlines for its database has been hacked.
The security breach has exposed 17 million registered users and not just that he is also selling it. To which Zomato says the users’ details are still safe. Read the full story below:
- Zomato, a very famous Indian online guide is facing trouble when its database got hacked. A user has hacked the database and selling the data of 17 million registered users on the web.
- This is threatening and worth panicking since the data contains Zomato’s registered users’ email address and passwords. However, Zomato still says that users are not at risk.
- The company put in a blog post “Payment related information on Zomato is stored separately from this (stolen) data in a highly secure PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant vault. No payment information or credit card data has been stolen/leaked.”
- “As a precaution, we have reset the passwords for all affected users and logged them out of the app and website. Our team is actively scanning all possible breach vectors and closing any gaps in our environment. So far, it looks like an international (human) security breach- some employee’s development account got compromised.”
- The hacker goes by the name if “nclay” claims to have hacked Zomato and selling the database online. Zomato is advising users to change their passwords.