Coffee Meets Bagel Dating Application Gets Hacked, This Data Is Stolen Lifestyle – 1 day ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Cyber ​​crime is a serious threat in today's digital society. The online dating application, Coffee Meets Bagel, or commonly abbreviated as CMB, recently became a victim of hacking. This was revealed by the company itself in an email sent to a number of users.

In an email sent by the company to users on Sunday (24/12/2023), CMB admitted that the hacking incident occurred on August 27, 2023.

“We are aware that an outside party maliciously removed company data and files from the CMB platform,” the notification email said.

Even so, the company, which was launched in 2012, ensured that the hacking incident did not affect the platform used for payments membershipbecause it is handled through a third party vendor.

So, what data did the hacker steal from the CMB platform?

“Our investigation revealed that the affected data includes your name, email address, telephone number and date of birth. As a reminder, we do not store your credit card information or passwords,” the company said in an email sent to a user in Indonesia.

Due to this incident, the United States-based application admitted that it immediately coordinated with related parties, including the Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia, and also made further investments.

CMB also reminds users to be careful if they receive suspicious emails or other messages.

“Be wary of any unsolicited communications that ask for your personal information or direct you to sites or apps that may also ask for personal information. Avoid clicking on links or downloading attachments from suspicious emails.”

[Gambas:Video CNBC]