Uber has finally come up with a figure for the number of UK-based riders and drivers affected by its massive data breach: 2.7 million. The taxi hire firm has been slammed by regulators around the world for keeping the hack, which happened in October 2016, quiet for the best part of a year. To make matters worse, when it eventually ‘fessed up, Uber was unable to give regulators a nation-level breakdown of the 57 million affected users for days afterwards. It has today updated the information on its webpage about the hack, saying that it involved “approximately” 2.7 million riders and drivers.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register