Data Breach

Hackers Stole 4.9 Million Users Data from Food Delivery Service DoorDash

DoorDash announced a data breach that impacts 4.9 million consumers, Dashers, and merchants who signed up with the platform on or before April 5, 2018.

The company has learned an unusual activity earlier this month, they have launched an investigation with assistance from external security researchers. The investigation determines an unauthorized third party to DoorDash user data on May 4, 2019.

What are the DoorDash Data Exposed

The company has not provided any details about how the hackers gain access to the data stored and they confirmed that they have blocked the unauthorized user.

Exposed data includes names, email addresses, delivery addresses, order history, phone numbers, as well as hashed, salted passwords, last four digits of payment card details, last four digits of bank account numbers 100,000 Dashers driver license.

According to the report, not all the customers who joined before April 5, 2018, are affected. Also the companies no user joined after April 5, 2018, were affected.

“We took immediate steps to block further access by the unauthorized user and to enhance security across our platform.”

“We do not believe that user passwords have been compromised and the information accessed is not sufficient to make fraudulent charges on payment cards or fraudulent withdrawals from bank accounts.” DoorDash said.

The company started notifying affected users, if you are the one affected then it is recommended to reset their DoorDash password associated with the DoorDash account.

DoorDash is a San Francisco–based food delivery service found in 2013, the company delivers door-to-door delivery from restaurants on-demand.

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