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Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com) FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo – By Jim Finkle and Heather Somerville (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to […]

Hackers hit Uber in 2016: data on 57 million riders, drivers stolen

(Source: arstechnica.com) Further Reading Here’s a real-life, slimy example of Uber’s regulator-evading softwareIn a public statement, Uber has announced that it sustained a massive data breach in 2016: 57 million customers’ and drivers’ names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers were compromised. According to Bloomberg, no trip location info, […]