Destinations

NYC Bike-Share Program Leaked Users’ Credit Card and Personal Information

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal

Jul 24, 2013 7:59 am

Skift Take

This is not a real confidence-builder for NYC Citi Bike.

— Dennis Schaal

Register Now for Skift Global Forum

A Citi Bike software glitch accidentally exposed sensitive personal and financial information — including credit card numbers — of more than 1,000 of its account holders, the bike sharing program’s operators wrote in a letter last  week to the affected customers.

The data breach occurred on April 15, according to a letter sent to a Citi Bike member reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. The letter was dated July 19.

 

Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

HomeAway Is Finally Getting Serious About Digital Marketing
Daily Travel Startup Watch: eCopters, Halcyon Backpacking Company And More
Tripadvisor Buys Tours Online Booking Provider Viator For $200 Million
Spending On Leisure Travel Is Best Use Of Points Earned During Business Travel