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22/11/2017 Uber admits hackers stole personal information

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Uber Covered Up Hack On 57 Million People | NBC Nightly News

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Uber hacked: Massive 2016 data breach affecting 57 million users covered up by Uber - TomoNews

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Hack Of Uber Passengers' Info Requires Personal Review

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Hackers Stole Personal Info Of 57 Million Uber Users, Company Says

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Uber paid hackers to delete stolen data instead of reporting breach

It was revealed that a data breach, which occurred in 2016, disclosed personal information on about 600,000 drivers and 57 million customers, including license information of drivers, and names, email addresses, and phone numbers. Uber paid a $100,000 ransom to the hackers on the promise they would delete the stolen data. The company was subsequently criticized for concealing the loss of data. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi apologized.
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