• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Hackers steal 17 million users’ data from Indian restaurant app Zomato

Zomato has reassured its users that their financial details were not stolen

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s largest restaurant and food delivery app Zomato announced on Thursday (18) that the data of 17 million users had been stolen from its database, including names, email addresses and protected passwords. The startup said the “hashed” passwords could not be decrypted but recommended users change their login details if they use the same password for other services. Zomato’s chief technology officer Gunjan Patidar said customers’ financial information was stored separately from the stolen data and was not compromised by the hack. “No payment information or credit card data has been stolen/leaked,” he said in a statement on Zomato’s website,…

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