Transport & Motoring

GrabCar fined S$10,000 for risking the personal data of over 20,000 drivers and passengers

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Last year, GrabCar informed the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) that profile data of 5,651 GrabHitch drivers were exposed to the risk of unauthorized access by other GrabHitch drivers through its app. According to PDPC deputy commissioner Yeong Zee Kin, the cause of the breach was due to an app update on Aug 30, 2019. “The purpose of the update was to address a potential vulnerability discovered within the Grab app,” he said. Risking the personal data of over 20,000