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Hackers stole data from 57 million Uber riders and drivers, says CEO

The breach, concealed for a year, involved names, e-mail addresses, cellphone numbers

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Uber needs to clean up governance and other practices in order to meet its goal of a 2019 stock market debut that will open up the privately-held firm to greater scrutiny.

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UBER said on Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year.

"None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it," said a statement from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi,

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