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Data breach exposes licenses, IRS details

13 Oct, 2015

Uber’s Uber Partner app is found to inadvertently give anyone access to scanned documents for almost 1,000 drivers. The material includes high-resolution pictures of drivers licenses, W-9 tax forms, livery car company articles of incorporation, and other sensitive personal documents—many of which contain social security numbers. Uber:

As soon as we were made aware of this we immediately fixed it.