Hackers stole personal data of 57MILLION Uber customers and drivers - and the company 'paid them $100,000 to delete the information and go away'



Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers and the ride-hailing company allegedly paid them $100,000 to delete the information and go away'.
The data was compromised in October 2016, and Uber has managed to conceal the breach for more than a year, according to Bloomberg. 
Uber claims they were involved in negotiations with US regulators about separate privacy violations at the time of the breach.  
But the company now admits they were legally required to report the hack to regulators and to drivers whose license numbers were taken. 
However, Uber reportedly paid the... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 67
Source: Daily Mail
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