Sg: oBike reviewing app security after international user data lea

Zhaki Abdullah reports:

Bicycle-sharing operator oBike is reviewing the security of its app, following a leak that affected its users’ data in 14 countries worldwide.

German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk reported last week that unencrypted oBike user data – names and ride locations, for example – were accessible online.

A spokesman for the Singapore-based firm said it was made aware of the issue two weeks ago, and worked quickly to resolve it immediately. He added that it affected only a handful of users.

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