Business Sector

Egyptian bus operator Swvl hit by data breach

Adam Bannister reports: Swvl, a bus-booking app and operator of bus routes in Egypt, Kenya, and Pakistan, has been struck by a data breach. The company, based in Cairo, became aware of “unauthorized access to its IT infrastructure” on the evening of July 3, according to a security alert. Read more on The Daily Swig.

Data breach at Canadian insurance firm exposes personal information

Jessica Haworth reports: A security breach at a Canadian insurance firm may have exposed the personal data of clients, the company warns. Heartland Farm Mutual, which provides insurance for agricultural businesses across Canada, says a “small number” of personal records may have been accessed by an unknown party during the incident. Read more on The...