English

Uber says 2016 data breach hit 2.7 million UK users, or most of its base

Reuters / Markets 34 sources

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has informed Britain's data protection regulator that about 2.7 million user accounts - representing the vast majority of people using the ride-hailing service in the country - were affected by a…

Uber says 2.7 million in UK were affected by security breach

London mayor Sadiq Khan says ride-hailing service must take action after ‘catastrophic’ incident

Uber data hack hit 2.7m UK riders and drivers

Sky News / Business

Uber says the data breach it kept secret for over a year resulted in the personal data of approximately 2.7 million people in the UK being exposed.

Uber says 2.7 million users in UK affected in 2016 breach

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has informed Britain's data protection regulator that 2.7 million user accounts in the country were affected by the data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.

Uber hack affected 2,700,000 people in the UK

Metro.co.uk

In total around 2.7million were affected by the hack in the UK (AFP/Getty Images)

2.7m Britons affected by Uber hack

www.thetimes.co.uk

Personal information from 2.7 million British Uber accounts was hacked as part of a mass data breach the taxi hailing firm has revealed. The names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of passengers and drivers were obtained by hackers…

Uber Says 2.7 Million U.K. Accounts Hacked in 2016 Data ...

Bloomberg / Technology

Uber Technologies Inc. said information from 2.7 million U.K. customers was taken in a 2016 security breach that hit 57 million riders and drivers globally ...

Top Related Stories
971

Nov 29

Uber says 2016 data breach hit 2.7 million UK users, or most of its base

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has informed Britain's data protection regulator that about 2.7 million user accounts - representing the vast majority of people using the ride-hailing service in the country - were affected by a…

Nov 29

Uber says 2.7 million in UK were affected by security breach

London mayor Sadiq Khan says ride-hailing service must take action after ‘catastrophic’ incident

Nov 29

Uber data hack hit 2.7m UK riders and drivers

Uber says the data breach it kept secret for over a year resulted in the personal data of approximately 2.7 million people in the UK being exposed.

Nov 29

Uber had special team to obstruct legal cases and spy on rivals, court told

Uber had a team of employees dedicated to spying on rival companies and “impeding” legal investigations into the company, a former employee testified in federal court Tuesday.

Nov 28

Uber facing federal probe on allegations of espionage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals, triggering a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing…

Nov 28

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge says Uber withheld evidence, delays Waymo trial

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday said Uber Technologies Inc had withheld evidence from him and granted a request from Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit to delay a trade secrets trial that had been scheduled to…

Nov 28

Illinois Sues Uber, Senators Ask for Answers

Uber Technologies is facing mounting pressure from regulators and lawmakers over the year-old data breach it disclosed last week that affected some 57 million riders and drivers.

Nov 24

Uber to send out tenders on SoftBank deal early next week

CNBC open event

Uber plans to move ahead with a deal to bring in SoftBank Group as a major investor by disclosing the terms early next week, Reuters reported, citing sources.

Nov 24

New Uber CEO Knew of Hack for Months

While the massive data breach at Uber Technologies Inc. didn’t happen under the watch of the new chief executive, more than two months elapsed before he notified affected customers and drivers of the incident, people familiar with the…

Nov 23

EU privacy regulators to discuss Uber hack next week

Reuters open event

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber's [UBER.UL] massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations.

Nov 23

Uber customers torn between scandals and service

Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals.

Nov 22

Uber breach, cover up trigger government probes around the globe

TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal…

Nov 22

Uber data breach: Information Commissioner's Office expresses 'huge concern' about cover-up

The Information Commissioner's Office said today it had “huge concerns” about Uber's cover-up of a hack that leaked the personal data of 57 million users. The UK data regulator launched an investigation with the National Cyber Security…

Nov 22

BREAKING: Uber paid £75,000 to conceal a cyber attack that exposed 57million users

Daily Express open event

UBER paid £75,000 to conceal a cyber attack last year that resulted in a data breach of 57million users, it has been revealed.

Nov 17

Uber drivers commit nearly half of sexual offences in private hire cars and taxis in London in 2016

Almost half of all drivers working for a private hire or taxi operator that were convicted of a sexual offence in London last year were driving for Uber, new data from the Metropolitan Police has revealed. Figures from the police, compiled…

Nov 9

No cameras required aboard Uber vehicles, city says

CBC.ca open event

A year after Uber began operating legally in Ottawa, city regulators see no reason to make ride-hailing companies install video cameras in their vehicles, unlike traditional taxi cabs.