Ikea app TaskRabbit reveals security breach

From BBC - April 17, 2018

Ikea's odd jobs marketplace TaskRabbit is investigating a "cyber-security incident", the company has announced.

The app and website let people find freelance workers to complete household tasks such as cleaning, gardening or assembling flat-pack furniture.

TaskRabbit has not revealed the nature of the incident, but said it was working with law enforcement and a cyber-security firm to investigate.

The app and website have been temporarily closed.

The UK's information commissioner's office said it was "aware of a potential data breach" and was "looking into" the situation.


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