Uber paid to Hackers For Delete Stolen customer data
Hackers Stolen Uber customer data:
Hackers stolen uber customer data, its very bad .Uber paid to hackers £75,000 for delete stolen data and keep quiet about a massive data theft for a year, it has been claimed.
Really its very bad for UBER and their customers. All Personal information of 57 million people worldwide was stolen last October. If UBER not paid to hackers may be hackers can try to misuse their customer data.
Bloomberg says that , stolen data included names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of users around the globe.
Bosses at the controversial ride-sharing firm knew about last year’s breach but hid the details paying those responsible $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data and keep it quiet, it is claimed.
Uber sacked Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and another executive over their handling of the incident, according to reports.
Our outside forensics experts have not seen any indication that trip location history, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, Social Security numbers or dates of birth were downloaded.
“When this happened, we took immediate steps to secure the data, shut down further unauthorized access, and strengthen our data security.
“We do not believe any individual rider needs to take any action. We have seen no evidence of fraud or misuse tied to the incident. We are monitoring the affected accounts and have flagged them for additional fraud protection.
“At the time of the incident, we took immediate steps to secure the data and shut down further unauthorized access by the individuals,” CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement.
“We subsequently identified the individuals and obtained assurances that the downloaded data had been destroyed,” the statement adds. “We also implemented security measures to restrict access to and strengthen controls on our cloud-based storage accounts.”