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Obike becomes latest victim of global data breach - CNET

I rode Obike a few times for a story. Here's hoping my data hasn't been leaked. Aloysius Low/CNET

Are you riding one of those yellow bikes on the streets of Singapore, Sydney or London? Some of your personal information may have been accessed.

Obike suffered a global security breach that lasted at least two weeks, Bavarian Radio reported. User information including names, contacts, profile photos and location was leaked and made accessible online.

The specific time of the breach is unknown, although security experts in Taiwan said they discovered the leak in June, but got no response from Obike. It impacts people around the world, with the Singapore-based company having expanded to several cities in the Asia Pacific, Europe and UK.

"We were made aware of the issue, and worked quickly to resolve it immediately," an Obike spokesperson told CNET. "This only affected a small handful of our users. The personal data that was exposed was limited to user names, email addresses...(continued)

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