System U’s car rental site, Location-u.com, suffered a ” hacking operation that resulted in a data breach Of its users, he announced Tuesday.
” A data breach occurred during the month of August which allowed an unauthorized third party to access the personal data of Location U customers ”, explains the group in a press release. This service allows vehicles to be hired from 765 U Stores across France.
“Too early” to assess the number of customers affected
Piracy concerns more particularly identification data, contact details and information relating to the reservation of vehicles and equipment. As a precaution, the site was closed as soon as the operation was discovered, the statement said. ” No payment data has been hacked, payments cannot be technically made through this application ”, underlines the sign, for whom it is still ” too early “ to assess the number of customers affected. ” We are waiting for the feedback from users of the site ”, explains at Système U, which opened a free toll-free number (08 00 00 58 52).
In addition, ” no fraud has been reported concerning potential malicious acts relating to customers’ personal data ”, adds the group, which specifies having lodged a complaint. Finally, the press release concludes, “ in accordance with the regulations relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, U Enseigne also notified this violation to the CNIL ”, the National Commission for Informatics and Freedoms.