Uber admits hiding huge data breach

Stuart Sumner
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Over 57 million drivers and customers were affected by the breach
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Over 57 million drivers and customers were affected by the breach

Over 57 million clients and staff affected by concealed hack

Uber has confirmed that it hid a massive data breach affecting over 57 million customers and drivers. The hack occurred in 2016. The taxi service paid the hackers in the region of £75,000 to del...

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