UBER COVERED UP HACK THAT LEAD TO 57 MILLION USERS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION BEING STOLEN
AT LEAST 1 IN 10 AUSTRALIANS AFFECTED.
Ride-sharing giant Uber has recently revealed that it covered up a hack from 2016 by paying out the requested ransom of US$100,000. Over 57 million users had their personal information stolen in the hack, with at least 1 in 10 Aussies caught up in the breach. Along with names, email addresses and mobile numbers of passengers, licence plate numbers of drivers were also compromised.