Chowbus, the Asian food delivery service owned by Fantuan Group Inc., has experienced a data breach which has resulted in thousands of customers records being stolen.
It is unknown how the breach happened, but Chowbus has stated that customers data has been stolen, including names, phone numbers, physical addresses and email addresses. Chowbus have claimed that they are addressing the issue, and have confirmed that “some of our user data has been illegally accessed”.
Customers were not alerted of the incident by the company formally, but they were in fact notified by emails titles ‘Chowbus data’ which contained links where they could download their stolen data. The database contained more than 800,000 customer records and 444,000 unique email addresses.