Air India just had a massive data breach, now Domino’s India is facing the same problem, the country’s popular delivery chain is now under a severe cyberattack. As per a recent report, the data of 180 million users of Domino’s Pizza restaurants have been leaked. Domino’s India is operated by Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd who run the 1,314 restaurants that got their data leaked. Data leaked on the dark web include credit card details, mobile number, and location.
The data breach includes customers’ names, email addresses, mobile phone numbers, and locations. Rajshekhar Rajaharia, a cyber-security researcher discovered the breach. The researcher took to Twitter and revealed that the hacker created a search engine for the leaked database on the dark web.
According to Rajaharia “Data of 18 crore orders of Domino’s India have become public. Hacker created a search engine on Dark Web. If you have ever ordered @dominos_india online, your data might be leaked. Data include Name, Email, Mobile, GPS Location, etc,”.
Rajaharia also said, “The worst part of this alleged breach is that people are using this data to spy on people. Anybody can easily search any mobile number and can check a person’s past locations with date and time. This seems like a real threat to our privacy,”.
The report said thousand of consumers have asked for transparency and accountability from Domino’s Pizza following the massive data breach. Jubilant FoodWorks, the company running Domino’s agreed that there was a data breach. They however, said that customers’ financial information is safe.
Jubilant FoodWorks experienced an information security incident recently. No data pertaining to the financial information of any person was accessed and the incident has not resulted in any operational or business impact. As a policy we do not store financial details or credit card data of our customers, thus no such information has been compromised. Our team of experts is investigating the matter and we have taken necessary actions to contain the incident,Jubilant FoodWorks
But even if the information is indeed safe, it is advised that people should not to save card details online so as to avoid their data getting leaked in data breaches. Cybersecurity specialists said that the latest data leak is the outcome of a breach that occurred in the servers of the pizza chain this April and is likely done by the same hacker.