EatStreet, an online and mobile food ordering service, disclosed a security breach that exposed customer payment card data and details of delivery and restaurant partners
Attackers breached the company network on May 3 stole data from its database. On May 17, the company discovered the intrusion and locked out the attacker.
Stolen data includes names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, as well as financial data (i.e. bank accounts, routing numbers, credit card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes), billing addresses)..
“On May 3, 2019, an unauthorized third party gained access to our database, which we discovered on May 17, 2019. The unauthorized third party was able to acquire information that was in our database on May 3, 2019. We were able, however, to promptly terminate the unauthorized access to our systems when we discovered the incident.” reads the data breach notification letter sent to delivery and restaurant partners.
EatStreet currently offers its services to “over 15,000 restaurants in more than 1,100 cities,” the company’s Android app has over 100,000 installs as of June 5.
EatStreet promptly alerted the credit card payment processors and “hired a leading external IT forensics firm to respond to and investigate the incident. We audited our systems to validate that there was no other unauthorized access.”
At the time, law enforcement agencies are not investigating the incident:
“EatStreet continues to work with outside experts to identify other measures it can take to improve its security controls. While our investigation is ongoing, there was no law enforcement investigation that delayed notification to you.”
“In addition, we have enhanced the security of our systems, including reinforcing multi-factor authentication, rotating credential keys and reviewing and updating coding practices,”
According to ZDNet, the hacker who breached the company is Gnosticplayers, who made the headlines because between February and April disclosed the existence of some massive unreported data breaches in fifth rounds. The list of victims includes
The hacker took credit for the data breach while discussing with ZDNet about the Canva hack allegations last month.
At the time it is not clear the extent of the security breach, but the hacker claimed he stole over six million user records.
“In an email to ZDNet today, the hacker claimed he was in the possession of over six million user records he took from the company’s servers. Over the past few months, this hacker has stolen and put up for sale 1,071 billion user credentials from 45 companies. “