Uber app exposed hundreds of drivers' licences and Social Security numbers

In 2015, a data leak apparently linked to the new Uber partner app exposed the personal information of hundreds of drivers, including their Social Security numbers, scanned drivers' licences, tax forms, and other documents. The information was likely to have been available for at least a few hours. Uber said the leak was fixed within 30 minutes and affected no more than 674 US drivers. 

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/z4mjkj/uber-left-hundreds-of-drivers-licenses-and-social-security-numbers-exposed

Writer: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Publication: Motherboard