We are seeing reports that the Indian site SoSasta also known as Groupon India has been compromised. The company itself has not yet confirmed the breach. Users have reported receiving an email that also indicates that the site was compromised and users were told to reset their passwords:
Over this weekend, we’ve been alerted to a security issue potentially affecting subscribers of Sosasta. We wanted to let you know that the issue has been brought under control and your accounts are secure. However, as a precautionary measure, we recommend that you change your SoSasta password immediately, by visiting the SoSasta website.
Please be aware that none of your financial information (Credit Card, Debit Card, NetBanking etc) has been compromised since this information is not stored on SoSasta, as per law.
If you have any concerns or find any unusual changes in your SoSasta account, please contact our Customer Support team as soon as possible at 1800 103 2111 between 9.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. IST, Monday to Saturday so that we can review your account..
I wonder what the hackers intentions would be for Groupon. I suppose we will get more details as the story unfolds