If you are already using this app, quickly change your password immediately.
WTAE-TV reported that a popular mobile parking assistance application called ParkMobile has leaked data, allowing hackers to access personal information related to the 21 million customers of the application.
On the KrebsOnSecurity blog, cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs issued a warning about the leaked data, including the application user’s email address, phone number, license plate number, customer birth date, email address. and password.
Information about the data breach was first discovered by the threat intelligence firm Gemini Advisory based in New York City (USA).
“Gemini Advisory shared an image showing that my personal data was publicly available on a crime forum, including my ParkMobile account information in screenshots, along with information about the data. stolen.
The data contains email addresses and phone numbers, as well as license plates for four different vehicles that I have used in the past 10 years, ”said cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs.
On March 26, ParkMobile notified users that they had discovered “a cybersecurity incident related to a vulnerability in the third party software we use.”
“We immediately launched an investigation with the assistance of a leading cybersecurity company to resolve the incident. We have also notified the appropriate law enforcement agencies. The investigation is still ongoing and we cannot provide details at this time, “said ParkMobile.
According to ParkMobile, no user’s credit card information was stolen.
“Our investigation indicated that no private data or credit card information we encrypted was affected. We will continue to maintain the security and monitor our systems closely, ”the statement said.
According to cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs, if you are already using ParkMobile, quickly change your password.
In the event that this password is used by you with other accounts as well, you should change everything to limit the likelihood of an attack, although it may take a while to complete.