Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people

Uber fires CSO, says in Oct'16 hackers accessed 7M driver licenses and names, emails, phone numbers of 50M riders; Uber paid hackers $100K to delete data

Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO: As Uber’s CEO, it’s my job to set our course for the future, which begins with building a company that every Uber employee, partner and customer can be proud of. For that to happen, we have to be honest and transparent as we work to repair our past mistakes.

I recently learned that in late 2016 we became aware that two individuals outside the company had inappropriately accessed user data stored on a third-party cloud-based service that we use. The incident did not breach our corporate systems or infrastructure.

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