After the rumour that Bolt and Bolt Food apps had been hacked spread around local social media like wildfire, this newsroom reached out to the company in question to confirm.
Bolt have informed this newsroom that the hacking did not take place and that Bolt does not have any credentials to access anyone’s offline or online bank accounts.
‘Additionally, as of today no one has reached out to us that they have been hacked’ the company confirmed.
Bolt operations are working as they should, communications informed MaltaDaily, and that they consider the rumours to be of a malicious nature.
Bolt also highlighted that it reserves the right to take all legal and judicial action necessary to protect its rights and interests at law in connection with this matter and any defamatory publication.
The rumour led to many people deleting their card details as well as the applications themselves from the phone. Were you warned of the cyberattack?