BigBasket confirms data breach of 2 crore BB users

BigBasket confirms data breach of 2 crore BB users

Online supermarket BigBasket landed in a soup recently when it accidentally put the data of over 2 crore users at stake. BigBasket and the likes of it became increasingly sought after during the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. More and more users resorted to BigBasket to get groceries and vegetables delivered at their doorstep but little did they know that their private data will be compromised on the app.

When you shop via any e-commerce platform including Amazon, Flipkart, or BigBasket and Grofers and make an online payment, you are required to fill up your card details. The details are then stored on the app to make your future transactions seamless. Along with debit and credit cards, users also enter their phone numbers, their delivery address. BigBasket is said to have comprised sensitive data of over 40 million users, as per US-based cybersecurity intelligence firm Cyble.