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Deliveroo Customers Suffer Hack Attack

Deliveroo Customers Suffer Hack Attack

 Deliveroo customers have had their accounts hacked according to an investigation by the BBC’s Watchdog.

The firm said the hacks were carried out using passwords stolen in previous data breaches on other companies.  

One user said that £200 was spent on burgers delivered to several addresses and an expert warned that the firm must improve its security.

Deliveroo was launched in 2013 as a takeaway app and rapidly expanded to dozens of towns and cities across the UK.

Deliveroo user, Judith MacFayden, told Watchdog:  "I noticed that I had a 'thank you' email from Deliveroo for a burger joint in Chiswick. I thought that was really odd so I went on to my account and had a look and there had been four orders that afternoon to a couple of addresses in London."

All users who have been hacked have had their money refunded.

Deliveroo denied that any information had been stolen.

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