The popular ride-hailing service, ‘Careem’, has security issues. The international company operating in the Middle East, Turkey, North Africa and Pakistan as the popular Service Company under the attack of the unknown criminals. The security department of Careem reporter cyber attack in Pakistan.
Careem added that as online criminals’ tactics continue to become more sophisticated, it is increasing online security efforts.
The Careem announced that it is our responsibility to inform our customers, with honesty and truthfulness.
Due to this attack, 14 million users were affected by it.
“However, there is no evidence of misuse of the data, but it is our responsibility to provide security to our user’s data” according to the statement.
Data affected by it includes
Data — including customer identity,
email ID, phone number
and trip details — compromised
The company clarified that there is no credit card information that will be affected by this attack.
The company apologized to all its customer for this attack, uncle has lunch on this experience and will come out with a stronger organisation. Company added.
The company requested for the customers to change its password and come out with a stronger and complicated password.
Precautions for customers
Customers have advised to:
- Change password, and the password must contain and its characteristics that are, numbers alphabet and a special symbol.
- Ignore the messages that required your personal information all the effort to a web page asking for personal information.
- Ignore unknown emails, and avoid clicking a link online or downloading attachments.
- Be alert for the messages or calls on your bank account for any suspicious activity.