Data Breach

Uber settles $ 148 million for a data breach

Uber settles for 248 million a data breach that it deliberately tried to push under the carpet in 2016. In the Netherlands, it concerned the data of approximately 174,000 drivers and passengers, including names, email addresses and telephone numbers.

A total of 57 million Uber users from around the world, including 600,000 drivers, were secured on a third-party cloud server where Uber had stored the sensitive information.

Initially, Uber tried to keep the hack secret and even get out by paying the hackers with $ 100,000.

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