UBER CON­CEALS MAS­SIVE DATA LEAK

Business Today - - THE BUZZ -

Ride- shar­ing ser­vice Uber con­cealed an epic data breach for more than a year, ac­cord­ing to Bloomberg. Hack­ers stole names, e- mail ad­dresses and phone num­bers of 57 mil­lion rid­ers in Oc­to­ber 2016. Data on more than seven mil­lion driv­ers was also stolen. Uber paid the hack­ers $ 1,00,000 to delete the data and keep the breach a se­cret.

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