I saw that. And also that Uber knew about it long before they admitted it.
I've just found out that part. K tells me Uber paid the ransom for the details, but didn't warn the users they'd been hacked.
While I've had the app on my phone for a long time, I had never joined until we were about to travel late last month. Given our experience of Uber, the hacking and the cover up, I should unjoin Uber.
Andrew; that's probably a wise idea.
Good grief, that's not good at all.
Margaret-whiteangel; I heard later the details were being held to ransom, Uber paid up that ransom, but failed to warn users they had been hacked.NO Uber for me, ever.
another reason to move to the country
Ann O'Dyne; no no, internet is iffy enough sometimes in the city, going to the country would be worse. Some areas don't even have mobile phone coverage.
Need to be careful in everything. Need to think twice before we do...
Weekend-Windup; I'd heard bad press about Uber from the start and resolved to never use their service.
Their failure to advise their customers is the truly horrific thing.....it kills all faith in the service.
only slightly confused; yes, it does. And someday when they are broke and lonely they might figure out why.
I'm more irritated (no, enraged) that we've paid $17 Milllllion to pay off women who have been harassed by our congressmen. The swamp is sleazier than I ever thought.
Author R. Mac Wheeler; are you telling me not only do they have their hands in our pockets, but also in our pants?? Yikes!
My grandchildren, nieces and nephews all use Uber and love it. I wonder what this will do to their ideas about it.
Granny Annie; perhaps you could inform them so at least they know. If they're paying with cash, they'd be okay, it's just those who use a credit card.
I had my first Taxi ride in 50's. Coffee is on
peppylady (Dora); I don't remember when I first rode in a taxi, usually I walked places or caught a bus.
Fortunately I don't know how to use Uber.
joeh; may you never learn.
My son uses Uber frequently. Since I gave up my car, my husband drives me everywhere!!
fishducky; lucky you. My husband was often too busy to drive me anywhere, even if he was going in the same direction and passing where I wanted to go. I caught a bus...
We don't have Uber in the country which I now realize is a good thing.
Arkansas Patti; and now you know to avoid them if they ever make it to your area.
Just got around to reading blogs and I have to tell you, you've been hacked again but it was caught in the email and deleted. They never give up do they?
So scary ...Fortunately I don't use Uber.All the best Jan