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Uber Admits Hackers Stole Data On 57 Million Riders

Law360, New York (November 21, 2017, 8:46 PM EST) -- Uber admitted Tuesday that hackers stole personal data on 57 million riders worldwide, in a breach the company did not disclose for over a year.

The ride-sharing firm’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, posted on the company’s website Tuesday afternoon that two hackers in late 2016 infiltrated a third-party cloud computing service to pilfer users' names, email addresses and cell phone numbers.

The compromised data also includes names and drivers’ license numbers for about 600,000 Uber drivers in the United States, Khosrowshahi said. The CEO said that outside...
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