Taiwan car rental platform iRent plans compensation for data leak victims

Matthew Strong reports:

Car rental and carshare platform iRent will prepare a compensation package for 400,000 clients deemed at risk from a recent leakage of private data, reports said Saturday (Feb. 4).

The service, which is managed by Hotai Motor, the group manufacturing Toyota vehicles in Taiwan, was accused of having left users’ personal information online unprotected by a password. Reports emerged Tuesday (Jan. 31) that the data included names and addresses as well as information about driver’s licenses and payment details.

Read more at Taiwan News.

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