JPDP to look into number of Malaysians affected by ShopBack data breach

The company, which offers cashback rewards for online shopping, said that its services and business operations have not been affected by the incident. — ANGELIN YEOH/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The Department of Personal Data Protection (JPDP) said it will seek feedback from ShopBack Cashback Sdn Bhd regarding the number of Malaysians that may have been affected following a recent personal data breach involving the company.

JPDP in a statement said ShopBack had discovered an incident involving unauthorised access to its systems containing customers’ personal information, such as names, contact information, dates of birth and bank account numbers, on Sept 17.

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