Apr 052018

Jaren Kerr reports:

The owner of a ride-sharing app created to increase safety and security for women drivers and riders has suspended its services after learning that its user data was vulnerable to a breach.

DriveHer, which launched in Toronto in March and has more than 1,000 downloads, was created to both empower women and keep them safe, according to its founder Aisha Addo.

The Star learned earlier this week that DriveHer’s software left women who signed up for it vulnerable to having personal information exposed like their names, home addresses, drivers’ licences and insurance slips.

Read more on Toronto Star.

h/t, Catalin Cimpanu, for letting me know about this one.

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