DoorDash Breach Exposes Data of Nearly 5 Mn Users


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On-demand restaurant meal delivery service DoorDash on Thursday said a breach of its system exposed nearly five million customers, eateries and “Dashers” to a data breach.

The San Francisco-based startup, which competes in North America with Uber Eats and GrubHub, said it noticed unusual activity early this month and discovered DoorDash user data was accessed by “an unauthorized third party” in May. DoorDash assured users in an online post that it immediately blocked the intruder’s cyber access and enhanced system security.

Data was exposed regarding approximately 4.9 million consumers, merchants and delivery people who joined the restaurant meal delivery platform on or before April 5 of last year, according to DoorDash.

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