Anonymous Hacker Wins Stay Of Uber's Data Breach Suit

By Allison Grande (September 10, 2015, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday put the brakes on a suit against an unidentified man accused of hacking into Uber Technologies Inc.'s driver database, agreeing to pause the dispute while the man challenges the ride-sharing service's bid to learn his identity.

In granting the stay, U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler sided with the unnamed Comcast Communications LLC subscriber, who Uber claims breached and stole information from a database containing names and driver's license numbers for 50,000 current and former drivers, in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the California Comprehensive Computer Data Access and Fraud Act....

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